2013 ACC/AHA Cholesterol Guidelines: 8-Question Quiz

June 9, 2016

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.”