Tag: "diabetes"

“Take Statin Drugs Or Die…?”

| October 15, 2015 | Comments (0)

“Having read many of your articles on statin drugs I have stopped taking mine and I can definitely say it’s the best thing I have done after I have been taken them for years. It’s only been a week and I have no kidney pain and my tremors a lot less!” That comment was recently […]

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Statin Drugs: To Take Or Not To Take

| October 1, 2015 | Comments (3)

“My cholesterol level is 5.7 do I need statin drugs?” Every week, my inbox fills up with emails from people who desperately want to know if they must follow their doctor’s advice on taking cholesterol-lowering statin drugs. Of course, I can’t give individual medical advice but I always say that taking a drug (any drug) […]

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Statins: Doctor’s Advice Leaves Patients Confused And Helpless

| September 3, 2015 | Comments (2)

“Total Confusion.” That’s all the email subject line said. And I thought: “I bet this is about statin drugs or cholesterol, or both.” I was right. How low can you go? Here’s what Alice — a regular reader of our specialist blog The Cholesterol Truth — wrote in her email: “Both my husband and I […]

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Statins Increase Your Risk Of Diabetes Complications By 250%

| August 13, 2015 | Comments (0)

You’ve tried eating better. You’re practically wearing yourself out on that treadmill. But your cholesterol levels still won’t budge. Before you get desperate — before you let some mainstream doc convince you that cholesterol-lowering statins are the solution — there’s an urgent warning you need to know about. It’s a statin drugs risk I’ve written […]

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Dying Patients Kept On Statin Drugs For No Good Reason

| August 6, 2015 | Comments (0)

You’d think (or hope) that when you are on your deathbed doctors would start to ease down on prescribing drugs to you that you really don’t need. Well, that might not be the case for millions of terminally ill patients. According to the horrifying results of a new study, some patients are still being given […]

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