Samia Mora from Brigham & Women's Hospital: Lifestyle Changes and New Medications Help Cholesterol Management

There are many ways patients can better manage their cholesterol than they could just a few years ago. Whether they are successful in those efforts and the role of doctors and medications in that process remains to be seen.

There are many ways patients can better manage their cholesterol than they could just a few years ago. Whether they are successful in those efforts and the role of doctors and medications in that process remains to be seen.

While doctors cannot make their patients watch their diet or exercise any more than they can force adherence to their prescriptions Samia Mora, MD, from Brigham & Women's Hospital said there are steps that can be taken to help patients live as healthy a lifestyle as possible without interfering in their regular lives too much. Maura was one of thousands of people to attend the American College of Cardiology's 65th Annual Scientific Session & Expo in Chicago.