This activity is part of the Frankly Speaking with Dr. Frank Domino podcast series.
Statins After 75 Years of Age in Healthy Seniors? Still No - Frankly Speaking EP 137Guest: Robert A. Baldor, MD
Music Credit: Richard Onorato
In this episode we expand on the rationale for not screening and treating hyperlipidemia in patients without CV disease, diabetes, renal failure or heart failure.
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Release Date: 9/9/2019
Expiration Date: 9/3/2020
- Review the current guidelines on screening for the primary prevention of CV Disease
- Discuss the latest systematic review data on the efficacy of using statin to prevent CV outcomes
- Discuss how to discuss this with patients
Frank J. Domino, MD
Professor,Family Medicine and Community Health,
University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA
Robert A. Baldor, MD, FAAFP
Founding Chair for Family Medicine
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