whether cholesterol needs to go even lower than previously thought for some patients

Experts are now debating whether cholesterol needs to go even lower than previously thought for some patients.

Current guidelines recommend an LDL < 100 mg/dL for patients with heart disease or diabetes.

This target will probably be lowered to 70 mg/dL... especially for patients with unstable heart disease. In fact, some experts now say "go as low as you can go" in these patients.

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