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A 54 year-old man presents to his physician for a routine checkup. He has type 2 diabetes for 6 years. He takes anti-glycemic medications and he had no complaint since his last visit 6 months ago. His physical examination is unremarkable. His lab tests are normal except for his lipid profile which shows the following results :
Triglycerides : 365 mg / dL
Total serum cholesterol : 207 mg / dL
LDL cholesterol : 165 mg / dL
HDL cholesterol ; 37 mg/ dL
Which of the following is the recommended therapy for this patient unsure emoticon
A- Diet and exercise
B- Statin
C- Bile acid resin
D- Niacin
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