Ask Dr. Darria: Do the New Statin Guidelines Affect Me?

New guidelines for prescribing statins released by The American College of Cardiology (ACC) and the American Heart Association (AHA) this week have caused debate — and some consternation — within the medical community.

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Darria Long Gillespie, MD, is Executive Vice President, Clinical Strategy at Sharecare, where she answers users' health and wellness questions on her blog Ask Dr. Darria, and brings her expertise as a physician to the development of Sharecare's products and program offerings. In addition to her role at Sharecare, Dr. Darria is an Assistant Professor at the Emory University School of Medicine and works as an emergency room doctor in the Emory University Hospital Emergency Department.

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