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GPs told to ignore NICE statin prescribing guidance in cost-cutting drive

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As a patient myself with a cholesterol of 7.7 but a Q-risk less than 10% but a terrible family history my cardiologist is recommending I take a statin but my GP colleagues don't. Whose advice would you take?? Do I wait for the first (and possibly last!) MI or do I start preventative measures now?

Posted date

02 Jun 2016

Posted time

11:48am

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