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Different factors can put you at very high risk for another heart attack or stroke. If you are at very high risk, an LDL-C below 55 mg/dL is recommended to reduce the chances of another event.
Based on 2018 ACC treatment guidelines
EXAMPLES OF Risk factors you can control:
LDL-C (bad cholesterol) is one of the most important factors you can control.
Type 2 diabetes
Lack of exercise
Risk factors you cannot control:
Race & ethnicity
Age & sex
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