Outside of muscular / skeletal issues, one of the biggest complaints we hear about at our office is our patients having troubles with cholesterol medications and cholesterol levels. A very interesting article on The New York Times popped up on my news feed this weekend discussing the results from a new cholesterol drugs trial that did not go as planned but in theory was supposed to help so many. The results were discussed at this past weekends American College of Cardiology’s annual meeting. This article is one of the main reasons we stress to our patients that they must push to stay on top of cholesterol issues with their family doctor and to stress at least one follow per year.
The moral of this story, talk to your family doc regularly about your cholesterol and a cardiologist if need be!