NYU Langone cardiologist Dr. Howard Weintraub discusses how cholesterol levels can predict cardiovascular disease and how lowering cholesterol levels can help to prevent heart attack. Dr. Weintraub also discusses the current blood cholesterol level guidelines and the difference between statin and PCSK9 therapies.

Learn more about Dr. Weintraub: https://nyulangone.org/doctors/1457347767/howard-weintraub

Learn more about the Center for the Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease: https://nyulangone.org/locations/center-for-the-prevention-of-cardiovascular-disease?cid=van_cvdprevention