I went to see a doctor for prescriptions for Type 2 Diabetes management. The first question he asked me was what cholesterol lowering drug I was on. I replied that I have stopped taking statin drugs as I suffered bad side effects from it.He WARNED me that I am a heart attack just waiting to happen if I don't start taking statin drugs soon! Clearly annoyed by his attitude, I forced myself to be calm and decided to ask him some questions: "Would having a low cholesterol number guarantee me a healthy life free of cardiovasculas disease?" "Do people with low to normal cholesterol levels die from CVD?" "If Lipitor is the most prescribed drug in the US, then why is CVD the highest cause of death in that country?" He then told me to leave because "I was uncooperative". I never got to ask my next question, "What incentives do Pfizer offer you for prescribing their drugs?" ... And I never got to get my other prescriptions PS For anyone who have that attitude that doctors know best and never question their wisdom, look up Thalidomide and read up on how wrong scientists and doctors can be.