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Offline TerryJ

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Decline of statins
« on: 20 December 2017, 09:01:51 AM »
Crikey !  Drug companies losing interest in statins -

http://vernerwheelock.com/291-is-the-statin-bubble-about-to-burst/
Type 2 since 1999. Current meds Gliclazide
HbA1c Feb10 10.9, May10 7.7, Oct10 6.6, Oct11 6.7, Dec12 6.4, Nov13 6.9

Offline Pattidevans

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Re: Decline of statins
« Reply #1 on: 20 December 2017, 10:15:47 AM »
Yaaay!  Hallelujah!


What we have been saying in this forum for a long time!  Cholesterol levels can be too low leading to a higher rate of all cause mortality.  ....and... chol is not necessarily the cause of heart disease.
Patti


Type 1.  Mis-diagnosed T2 May 2003, finally had CPeptide test 15/7/11 and proper diagnosis 1/9/11.  Now pumping Apidra with Roche Spirit Combo pump. Hba1c 6.1 April 2016.


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Offline himtoo

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Re: Decline of statins
« Reply #2 on: 20 December 2017, 10:41:58 AM »
very interesting read -- thanks Terry !!
T1 Dia Aug 1972 -pumping omnipod since 29/09/15  Losartan 100mg , simvastatin 40mg,Furosemide 40mg, Omeprazole 80mg , Doxazosin 8mg
Hba1c - 06/2013 6.1 02/2014 43(6.1) 07/14 42(6.0) 08/14 40( 5.8 ) 12/14 39 (5.7) 08/15 41 ( 5.9) 10/15 44 ( 6.2 ) 03/16 49 (6.6)
cholesterol --nov 2011 4.3 june 2012 4.4 June 2013 4.1 Feb 2014 4.1 dec 14 4.5 oct 15 4.4
Dafne grad. necrobiosis lipoidica on legs
laser treatment on both eyes 2002 and 2012, injections left eye 3 , wearing Noctura mask since oct 2014