CT Calcium Scoring

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   Posted 3/6/2011 4:49 PM (GMT -7)   
I had a CT calcium scan. The results were:
TOTAL CORONARY CALCIUM SCORE = 365,
with the worst being the Left Anterior Descending Coronary Artery = 231.
 
I am 64 yo with no history of heart problems (however, a long family history).  I eat a heart healthy diet and exercise (walk).  I am 6 feet tall and weigh 180 pounds.
 
Total cholesterol 177, LDL 119, VLDL 21, HDL 38, TRI 107.
 
My questions are:
1.)  What should I do now that I know my Calcium score is elevated?  Is this something I should just watch, or should I take a more aggresive approach?
2.) If I should be more aggressive, does any know of a doctor (cariologist?) in the Denver Colorado area who they would recommend?  Someone who could help me to decide what to do now that I know my Calcium score is elevated.
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