Listen to Bree Meinzer, PharmD, BCACP, from the University of Toledo, and Shalina Nair, MD, MBA, from The Ohio State University, discuss the importance of statins in lowering cholesterol and preventing heart attacks and strokes in high risk patients. They will review the proven benefits of statins, discuss guidelines related to statin therapy, and share strategies to overcome common barriers such as side effects and intolerance. An example of a patient-provider interaction is included.
Moderated by Susan Davis, DO, University of Cincinnati
Resources mentioned in the podcast:
- ACC/AHA Guideline on the Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease: Executive Summary
- Summary of Revisions: 2023 Standards of Care in Diabetes - 2023
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