The lowdown on cholesterol and statins

As debate rages over how GPs should best manage patients with high cholesterol, two experts spell out the facts on this controversial topic.

Every clinician knows the sinking feeling they get when a patient walks in waving a newspaper cutting or a transcript from a TV or radio program on a medical topic.

Recently, cholesterol has become a major issue, after programs that aired on ABC and SBS garnered plenty of media and public comment, and attention in blogs and on Facebook.

Here, we have addressed a list of questions that GPs are likely to face