Transcript — The Drive — Dave Feldman

Transcript of episode 19 of The Drive with Peter Attia, released October 8, 2018.

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Statins, Lp(a), and upcoming podcast guests

In other words, statins are not addressing the associated risk in patients with an elevated Lp(a), and this population represents about 25% of those with previous CVD or an indication for statins.

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AMA, Alzheimer’s, podcast rec, and NAD rec

Spoiler alert: Not sure taking NAD precursors orally is doing much beyond enriching the companies that make them.

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Alzheimer’s prevention and the most important thing

So ironically, while Marks applies these insights to financial investments, many of the same principles apply to the way we should treat our health.

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This Bud’s for you? Don’t mix alcohol with epidemiology

“It all comes down to the way we used to study drinking,” the article starts.

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Boston: Pearl Jam, Seyfried, Sinclair, and more

Definitely shared the sentiment with Eddie Vedder when he said he didn’t remember Boston being so tropical.

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The importance of sleep

If I had to choose one to save, it would be sleep. Not even close.

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My visit to prison and is a “low-carb” diet going to shorten your life?

Well, you can pretty much set your calendar to it. Another scare from the folks in observational epidemiology land.

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Dunning, Kruger, and the opioid epidemic

I can’t believe I just found about the Dunning-Kruger effect. In a nutshell, it’s the cognitive bias of illusory superiority that comes from our inability to recognize our lack of ability. It might actually explain much of the Twittersphere.

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Salmon recipe (and mTOR)

By popular demand, I’m sharing my Dad’s salmon recipe

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