High risk: CAD or CAD equivalentsb (10-year risk >20%)
What is the cholesterol goal?
When do you initiate TLC (therapeutic lifestyle changes)?
When do you consider drug therapy?
bCAD risk equivalents include peripheral arterial disease, abdominal aortic aneurysm, carotid artery disease, transient ischemic attacks or stroke of carotid origin or 50% obstruction of a carotid artery, diabetes, and 10-year risk for CAD ≥20%.
- LDL Cholesterol Goal is < 100 mg/dL
- Initiate TLC when LDL ≥ 100 mg/dL
- Consider Drug Therapy ≥ 130 mg/dL