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Guidelines for Cardiovascular Risk Assessment and Cholesterol Treatment

Donald M. Lloyd-Jones, MD, ScM1; David C. Goff Jr, MD, PhD2; Neil J. Stone, MD3
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1Department of Preventive Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois
2Colorado School of Public Health, Denver, Colorado
3Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois
JAMA. 2014;311(21):2235. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.4072.
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To the Editor As the chairs of the 2013 guideline panels on risk assessment and cholesterol treatment,1,2 we would like to clarify some statements made in 3 Viewpoint articles35 and correct some misinterpretations or incorrect assumptions.

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June 4, 2014
John P. A. Ioannidis, MD, DSc
1Stanford Prevention Research Center, Stanford, California
JAMA. 2014;311(21):2235-2236. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.4075.
June 4, 2014
Victor M. Montori, MD, MSc; Juan P. Brito, MD; Henry H. Ting, MD, MBA
1Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism, and Nutrition, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota
JAMA. 2014;311(21):2236. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.4078.
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