2013 ACC/AHA Cholesterol Guidelines: 8-Question Quiz

Find out what you know about the specific recommendations on who should be treated with statins, which ones, and why.

Acceptance of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association (ACC/AHA) 2013 cholesterol management guidelines has been less than hearty among cardiovascular disease professionals. Some disagree with the shift in focus from a treat-to-target to a more global risk reduction approach. What’s your opinion? How well do you know the new recommendations for use of statin therapy? 

Our brief quiz takes a deep dive into the revised parameters that outline who to treat, when, and how. Good luck.


For more information on all questions and answers, please see “2013 ACC/AHA Guideline on the Treatment of Blood Cholesterol to Reduce Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Risk in Adults.”