CHolesterol screening

Circulation 107 (17): 2185

The mean serum total cholesterol concentration of the adult US population in 1999 to 2000 has changed little since 1988 to 1994. The low percentage of adults with controlled blood cholesterol concentration suggests the need for a renewed commitment to the prevention, treatment, and control of hypercholesterolemia.

One would think that with all of the direct-to-consumer advertising .. and all of the pharma reps pushing statins .. that we would do a little better than this .. hmm.