MORE ENCOURAGING NEWS FOR NOVEL CHOLESTEROL MEDICATION

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An injectable cholesterol medication, known as PCSK9 inhibitors, are emerging as an effective treatment for those who cannot tolerate statins like Lipitor, or who cannot achieve goal levels of cholesterol with standard medication. A spate of new studies published at the American College of Cardiology meetings show that these forms of medication are safe, effective …

THE PENDULUM SWINGS BACK!

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The latest guidelines for cholesterol treatment have been changed once again, and this time in ¬†good direction. Rather than focusing on ‘goal numbers’ the the measure of success, the newest guidelines for cholesterol treatment take a more moderate approach, and focus on getting the ‘right’ people on medication and lowering their cholesterol effectively, if not …