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Received a blood screening at work my cholesterol came back

Patient: Received a blood screening at work my cholesterol came back at 256 my ldl level was 196. I am a 32 year old male and a smoker. Should my dr start me on meds to lower my cholesterol?

 

 

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Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Manitoba. He currently operates a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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