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Validating more Statin therapy: disappointing!

The American Heart Association (AHA) / American College of Cardiology (ACC) new cardiovascular disease prevention guidelines were recently published in Circulation November 2013 (four sections). Read the AHA synopsis with additional ACC commentary. The federal government’s National, Heart, Lung & Blood Institute (NHLBI) felt the need to rush these recommendations to publication and with […]

LDL-Cholesterol on the Rise – OMG!

Cholesterol, or more specifically lipoprotein testing, will remain an important determinant of cardiovascular risk. However, once you or your doctor understands how inflammation and oxidative stress play pivotal roles in the development of atherosclerosis and plaque formation, cholesterol interpretation becomes a whole […]

Sugar Love – A Not So Sweet Story

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Sugar addiction is headlined in the August issue of National Geographic. You can read the entire article here. Author Rich Cohen explores the history of our unhealthy love of sugar and has interviewed Colorado’s own Richard Johnson, MD professor of medicine at the […]