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The future and more from Richard Sprague

Posted by sprague on July 13, 2004

Get your LDL level below 70, says a panel at the National Institutes of Health’s National Cholesterol Education Program in this WSJ article: WSJ.com – New, Lower Goal Is Set for Cholesterol

Note that my LDL is around 85, which is well under the mainstream guidelines that say you should keep it under 100. The Merck 2002 Heart Protection Study proved that Zocor reduces risks of heart disease, and the Prove-It trial showed that getting LDL=62 from Lipitor resulted in fewer deaths than people who only got it to 95.

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