I'm not sure about you, but I've been so confused on the 'good' and 'bad' cholesterol information- I understand the blood test results with them, but as far as which drugs to take and why a doctor prescribes them, in addition to what we should be eating- it all kinda jumbles up.
It turns out, a recent study was done on HDL raising drugs- the drugs that are supposed to raise good cholesterol. They found that, in the end, it doesn't do much to lower your risk of cardiovascular disease. The doctor being interviewed stated that it's really much more important to simply make healthy choices.
Here's a link to the Washington Post article-
Are you on HDL raising drugs? What do you think about the new findings?