Tag: cholesterol

THE HEART HEALTHY HOSPITAL MENU

Recently I came across my home town hospital’s “heart healthy” menu. This menu provides food choices for patients with cardiovascular disease (CVD). It’s assumed that these choices come from well-grounded science that demonstrates to the dietician certain principles that must be followed in order not to fuel additional endothelial damage (blood vessel disease). Now I […]

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THE NEW STATIN GUIDELINES? DUMP IT IN THE WATER SUPPLY!

Just when you thought it was safe to see your Doc in the Box without worrying about leaving the office with a statin prescription, they hit you with new statin medication guidelines. Several associations and government institutions have recently released four guidelines focused on the assessment of cardiovascular risk, lifestyle modifications to reduce cardiovascular risk […]

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TAN NEVER BURN

TAN NEVER BURN SUNLIGHT, VITAMIN D3 & SKIN CANCER RETURN OF RA, SOL INVICTUS, OR ANY OTHER SUN GOD   I decided in my infinite non-wisdom, that I should stop talking about pharmaceuticals for a while and discuss something relevant to the here and now, (not that pharmaceuticals are not relevant to the here and […]

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