Staten, Journal Of The American College Of Cardiology, Jennifer King Washington discussed on AP News Radio


In a study published in the journal of the American college of cardiology researchers looked at records for 30 2000 adults between 2005 and 2016 among people taking cholesterol medication the average level of LDL what's known as a bad cholesterol dropped 21 points over the study period levels of total cholesterol and triglyceride also decreased the study also found an up tick in Staten used by people with diabetes over the study period from less than half to over 60 percent of the doctors involved with the study cautioned that other high risk groups aren't seeing an increase in treatment and that many Americans don't know if they even have a cholesterol problem Jennifer king Washington

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