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Sei Lee, MD Quotes in a New York Times Article

Sei Lee, MD, MAS was quoted in a New York Times article entitled, “You’re over 75 and You’re Healthy. Why Are you Taking a Statin?” The article discusses the potential benefits and harms of cholesterol lowering statin medications in patients without known heart disease over age 75. Dr. Lee noted although there are these drugs may help decrease heart attacks and strokes, they often lead to muscle aches which can be debilitating in older adults.