Controversy erupts over new cholesterol guidelines

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Controversy erupts over new cholesterol guidelines

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by KING 5 News

KTVB.COM

Posted on November 19, 2013 at 8:27 AM

New cholesterol guidelines issued last week are already coming under fire. The source of the new controversy: the new online calculator developed to assess your risk of heart disease. Some top doctors who have tested it say it way overestimates the risk and will lead to patients taking drugs unnecessarily.

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