A 35-year-old member asked:
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who would evaluate the two types of drugs(statins and cholesterol blocker) for a person with high cholesterol levels?

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Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Primary care: Your family doctor, internist or cardiologist would be the one's to help. Difficult cases are sometimes seen by endocrinologists.
Answered on Jul 29, 2016

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Diet, exercise: Weight loss & red yeast rice.

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