Harvard Health Blog
Cholesterol and statins: it’s no longer just about the numbers
Posted November 13, 2013, 4:10 pm Reena Pande, M.D., Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School Updated cholesterol guidelines released yesterday by the American Heart Association and American College of Cardiology aim to prevent more heart attacks and strokes than ever. How? By increasing the number of Americans who take a cholesterol-lowering statin.