[ExI] statins

Dan TheBookMan danust2012 at gmail.com
Fri Sep 9 19:39:55 UTC 2016

On Sep 9, 2016, at 12:17 PM, BillK <pharos at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 9 September 2016 at 20:02, Dave Sill  wrote:
>> Yes, I'm extremely skeptical of claims that a man-made drug is safe and
>> effective for a problem that is basically due to poor diet and lack of
>> exercise.
> So what would you propose to stop heart attacks for the majority of
> the population that have a poor diet and don't exercise?
> Tell them to have a complete lifestyle change?  As if they would
> listen. Most of the time doctors can't even get their patients to take
> medicine.

I took David to mean not so much that these folks can only change their diet and lack of activity and never have access to statins, but, rather, that statins might have some serious health issues... that avoiding a change of lifestyle might come at a high cost.


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