“If exercise were a drug, it would be the best drug we have for preventing heart disease . . .. But like with any drug, you’ve got to get the dose right.” — James O’Keefe
There are a lot of things that I find “unacceptable” on a daily basis, but situations like this help put things in perspective.
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.
A companion post for the podcast episodes with Thomas Dayspring, M.D., FACP, FNLA (October 15-19, 2018).
“If you prevent aging and age-related disease, you’re going to compress morbidity, too.” — Nir Barzilai