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Results from the Largest Known Cholesterol Survey Conducted in the U.S. Announced at the American Heart Association's Annual Scientific Sessions
Date:11/5/2012

ted their doctors as one of their two most valuable sources for health information, 34% discontinued their statin without consulting their doctor.
  • While 81% of patients surveyed report being satisfied with their doctor's explanation of treatment, there is still room for improvement in the doctor-patient dialogue:2
    • Recollection of cholesterol levels is poor—respondents were more likely to remember their pant size from high school than their most recent cholesterol level (64% vs. 46%).
    • The average respondent uses three prescription and/or non-prescription products with drug-drug interaction potential; yet only 38% of all respondents stated they were concerned with potential drug interactions.
    • Importantly, four out of ten respondents (42%) who are concerned about DDIs but did not speak with their doctor about it say they rely on their pharmacist to identify potential interactions. While discussions at the pharmacy are important, it is also critical for doctors to be a part of this conversation to address concerns about potential DDIs.
  • Helping to fill the gaps in education about statin use, the USAGE survey website provides downloadable tools and resources, including patient- and medical provider-directed Discussion Guides, a Medication Tracker and presentation for healthcare providers to educate others in the medical community about the USAGE survey and its findings. For more information about the USAGE survey, please visit www.statinUSAGE.com

    About the USAGE Survey
    The USAGE survey was fielded from September 21, 2011 to October 17, 2011 via an Internet-based, self-administered questionnaire developed by Kantar Health.  All participants self-reported they were over 18 years old and diagnosed with high cholesterol by a doctor.  Survey respondents were predominantly Caucasian (92
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