Statins And Stroke

Diabetes is No Reason to Jump on the Statin Bandwagon

…all people over the age of 40 with diabetes should take a statin to reduce LDL cholesterol levels, and consequently the risk of heart attack and stroke, as well as other coronary events. Stressing the safety and efficacy of taking statins in his talk, Mr. Betteridge used the well-known connection between…

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We Invite You to Share Your Story

…remember, earlier this week Dr. Sinatra shared a story on his blog from a reader who wrote: "Statins put my dad in a nursing home..." As this reader wrote, "When my doctor suggested that I may need to take a statin, I said NO WAY! He was taken aback by that. Through dietary changes (like eliminating sugar…

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