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Old 02-11-2013, 05:19 PM   #81
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Thanks, Stanley. That's a good article, even if the conclusion has long been known by many of us.
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Old 02-11-2013, 05:54 PM   #82
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Originally Posted by Stanley View Post
Just to confuse matters more, you may wish to download and read this article from The Actuary magazine (Aug, 2011) which discusses the statistical links between saturated fats, cholesterol and heart disease (the lipid hypothesis.)

August 2011 archive + digital edition | The Actuary, official magazine of SIAS and The Actuarial Profession
Great article. Are you a life actuary?


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Old 02-11-2013, 07:33 PM   #83
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Great article. Are you a life actuary?

No. Just a lay person trying to figure what is best for him.
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Old 02-21-2013, 12:48 PM   #84
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Recently started them as I had a bad year and my numbers were terrible. I am back on my healthy diet and will get the numbers in line again. @ 50 i have come to the conclusion that a low dose seems like a reasonable insurance plan, even if you eat healthy with good numbers. Most people take a baby aspirin each day - I bet their are studies showing negative affects of those.

I was going to go off them in three months but I think that I will stay on them - why take the risk, esp. when its a low dose and I have no side affects.
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Old 02-21-2013, 01:07 PM   #85
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Originally Posted by lynxville View Post

Here is my question, every person I know that had bypass's were on statins, so why didn't it prevent blockage? Two of my friends had 2 bypasses each, (20 years apart) still fudged up? They were on statins and fish oil, low fat diet etc.
Maybe what you described is the most positive outcome in their particular situations, compared to the alternative? This thought occurred to me as I was reading the body count for the Heart Attack Grill in Las Vegas. Customer dies of heart attack at the Heart Attack Grill in Vegas

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