Friday, February 1, 2013
Cholesterol and Mortality: Not what you think!
Doesn't that make you think? World Health Organization data shows that as cholesterol increases, your risk of death goes DOWN!!!! These graphs are from the wonderful and insightful article by the British researcher Zoe Harcombe.
Remember, I was a national speaker for the most prescribed statin in the world. I have done a Fellowship in Advanced Lipid Analysis. There is no doubt in my mind that statins, while indicated for those with known coronary artery disease, are markedly over-prescribed for use in primary prevention.