Statins and Cholesterol (cont.)
Authors and Editors
Benjamin C. Wedro, MD, FACEP, FAAEM
Charles Patrick Davis, MD, PhD
REFERENCE:Last Editorial Review: 3/26/2010
FDA.gov. Controlling Cholesteral with Statins.
Author: Mary L Windle, Pharm D, Adjunct Assistant Professor, University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Pharmacy; Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine.com, Inc.
Previous contributing authors and editors: William L Isley, MD, Senior Associate Consultant, Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism, Mayo Clinic of Rochester; Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD, Senior Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine; Michael E Zevitz, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago.
Must Read Articles Related to Statins and Cholesterol
Coronary Heart Disease
Coronary heart disease (CHD), also called coronary artery disease, affects about 14 million men and women in the United States. Disease develops when a combinat...learn more >>
Hardening of the Arteries
Hardening of the arteries (arthrosclerosis) is a disorder that occurs when fat and cholesterol are deposited in the walls of the arteries, and harden into plaqu...learn more >>
A heart attack is an interruption in blood flow to the heart muscle. Arterial plaque rupture is often the cause of a heart attack. Symptoms of a heart attack ma...learn more >>