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Comment & Response
August 20, 2019

Treating Hypercholesterolemia in Older Adults

Author Affiliations
  • 1University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 2Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois
  • 3UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas
JAMA. 2019;322(7):695. doi:10.1001/jama.2019.8803

To the Editor In his Viewpoint,1 Dr Skolnik discussed the 2018 American College of Cardiology (ACC)/American Heart Association (AHA) guideline on the management of blood cholesterol2 and its implications for older adults. We would like to highlight relevant features of the guidelines that merit greater recognition.