You and your doctor will work together to set treatment goals and evaluate the success of your treatment.

Your doctor can also help you reduce your risk of side effects, remember to take the medication, and stay motivated.

To get the most out of your doctor's visit:

  1. Use the doctor discussion guide to help you prepare for visiting your doctor's. Simply print off the guide, fill in as much information as you can, and bring it to your visit. Your doctor can help you fill in the rest.
  2. Print the cholesterol diary to help you keep track of your cholesterol targets, cholesterol test results, and healthy lifestyle changes.
  3. Think about questions you would like to ask your doctor. Here are a few to get you started: