A recent study suggests that nearly 3 in 5 people (59%) say it’s extremely important to them that their healthcare provider takes an individualized approach to selecting the right statin for them. If you’re taking a statin, talk to your family doctor about factors such as statin intensity, risk for potential drug interactions, and dietary restrictions, to make sure you’re taking the statin that is most appropriate for you.
For additional information on Cholesterol and how to talk to your doctor visit https://familydoctor.org/condition/cholesterol/.
Watch this three-minute video about why talking to your family doctor about statins is so important.
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