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Statins in General Practice by Allan Gaw

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Published by Taylor & Francis Group .
Written in English


  • Cardiovascular medicine,
  • Pharmacology,
  • Nutrition,
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • Medical,
  • Cardiology

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The Physical Object
Number of Pages76
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9873087M
ISBN 101841840890
ISBN 109781841840895

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Statins in General Practice: Pocketbook - CRC Press Book No member of the primary care team can afford to be indifferent to the tremendous developments that have taken place in the areas of coronary heart disease and vascular disease prevention. Statins are the most potent drugs available for treating hypercholesterolaemia. Statins are appropriately prescribed in the evening since the synthesis of cholesterol appears most active overnight (2). The summary of product characteristics should be consulted before prescribing a particular statin. Finally, he went on the seafood-vegetarian Mediterranean diet that I describe in this book. His cholesterol levels, from this diet and a nonstatin medicine that blocks the absorption of cholesterol, are now satisfactory. Some people can take statins and not develop side effects. But how necessary are statins in the first place?/5(). Statins in General Practice. Gaw, A. Statins in General Practice Martin Dunitz, London. Gaw, A. Statins in General Practice 2nd edition Martin Dunitz, London. Portuguese translation (Estatinas na Clinica Geral) published by euromedice, March

Total cholesterol, low-density lipoprotein-cholesterol (LDL-C), high-density lipoprotein-cholesterol (HDL-C) and triglycerides (TGs) 50, 53–55 If lipid levels are abnormal, a second confirmatory sample should be taken on a separate occasion (as levels may vary . We're pleased to announce that your access to GPnotebook just became a lot better! We're on a mission to provide you with quick access to the most up to date information across the entire field of primary care medicine, and today we opened access to every medical professional, for free. The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners acknowledges Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the Traditional Custodians of the land and sea in which we live and work, we recognise their continuing connection to land, sea and culture and pay our respects to Elders past, present and future. Statins in general practice. [Allan Gaw] Print book: English: 2nd edView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Subjects: Anticholesteremic agents -- Therapeutic use -- Handbooks, manuals, etc. # Statins (Cardiovascular agents).

AC: That's not surprising, considering that statins are well-known to deplete the body's CoEnzyme Q10 stores. AW: When I was on statins all my tests always came back normal, every time. CK [creatine kinase] levels, always normal. They said, "you can't have this [statin-induced muscle damage]", my tests were always normal. These trials changed medical practice in terms of the real value of getting LDL cholesterol levels to below mg/deciliter, the importance of lower LDL cholesterol in people who are diabetic and. LDL-C is the lipid with the highest correlation with CHD and its level remains the primary target of lipid modifying therapy. The statins are the first-line therapy for a raised level. Like total cholesterol measurement, LDL-C should not be used in isolation. Basically the biggest thing I got out of the book was the 4 heart disease killers 1. Oxidation, 2 Inflammation, 3. Sugar, 4. Stress. Big-Pharma is pushing their statin drugs to lower your Cholesterol, but that isn't the problem.. Its the high-carbs and lifestyles that we live, and eating Fatty foods is fine/5.