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Practice guidelines: CV risk factors

A 62-y-old asymptomatic white woman presents to your office for cardiovascular (CV) risk factor management. Her total cholesterol is 257 mg/dL, and her low-density lipoprotein cholesterol is 164 mg/dL. Her 10-year atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD; myocardial infarction or stroke) risk is 7.7%. According to the 2013 American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association guidelines, what should you do next?


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