Ep. 20 Special Report on Cholesterol and Statins

Lucas and Brion kick off the 20th episode with a special report on Cholesterol, Statins, and whether they are even beneficial at all.

Articles:

Statins and type 2 diabetes: https://www.diabetes.co.uk/news/2019/jun/statins-more-than-double-the-risk-of-type-2-diabetes,-us-scientists-reveal-97011252.html?fbclid=IwAR3Wpkcl_ehUfyU6_IukkSuYxIpzQVgsrCosJKHryqriqVT6G-H5022f5pk

Story of Statin Discovery: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3108295/

Guidelines on Cholesterol: https://www.thecardiologyadvisor.com/home/conference-highlights/aha-2018-meeting-highlights/aha-acc-release-updated-guidelines-for-cholesterol-management/

https://newsroom.heart.org/news/updated-cholesterol-guidelines-offer-more-personalized-risk-assessment-additional-treatment-options-for-people-at-the-highest-risk

Doctor Suggesting Cholesterol under 300: https://www.nytimes.com/2004/07/13/us/experts-set-lower-low-for-levels-of-cholesterol.html

Cholesterol Myths:  https://www.doctoroz.com/article/cholesterol-facts-vs-myths

More cholesterol Myths: http://www.yourmedicaldetective.com/public/1016.cfm

FDA Zocor Announcement: https://www.fda.gov/drugs/drug-safety-and-availability/fda-drug-safety-communication-new-restrictions-contraindications-and-dose-limitations-zocor

More Statin Side Effects: https://www.dicardiology.com/content/fda-issues-new-warnings-about-statins-drug-interactions

Statin side effect risk: https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/guest-blog/cholesterol-confusion-and-why-we-should-rethink-our-approach-to-statin-therapy/

60,000 new Diabetics a year on statins: http://healthimpactnews.com/2012/statin-drugs-create-over-60000-new-diabetics-each-year/

Your brain needs cholesterol: https://www.drperlmutter.com/brain-needs-cholesterol/

Better Memory: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18757771

Mercola Article why not take statins: https://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2016/02/10/5-reasons-why-you-should-not-take-statins.aspx

Good Life extension Article: https://www.lifeextension.com/Magazine/2009/2/The-Cholesterol-Controversy/Page-01

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