This animation describes a genetic condition resulting in persistently high cholesterol that doesn't respond to statins.
Since everyone, or at least most of us know what is cholesterol..let's see what are statins.
Statins are a class of medicines that are frequently used to lower blood cholesterol levels. The drugs are able to block the action of a chemical in the liver that is necessary for making cholesterol.
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