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bmj statins & lies

Discussion in 'Other Health Conditions and Diabetes' started by Mud Island Dweller, May 16, 2014.

  1. phoenix

    phoenix Type 1 · Expert

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    I'm sure it was designed to do exactly that .They want bring in potential business. It isn't necessarily truth they are seeking but many claimants may produce a golden egg.
    Many drugs can cause harm to some people yet benefit oters.* in the end it is all about cost/benefit. National guidelines have to take into account benefits to the majority, individuals (and hopefully individual doctors) have to look each unique situation.

    US medical costs of medicine are extremely high because of the way their legal allows both huge compensation claims and long drawn out cases which often only benefit those working in the legal system.

    re diabetes and statins. Dr T Dayspring ( very prominent lipidologist, also relatively low carb advocate) tweeted this the other day linked to a recent study in Diabetes Care .
    The same study was reported on the main site here (no mention of risks outweighing benefits) Same study, different spin.

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