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Re: [IPk] Atovastatin - Long Term Use



In message <email @ redacted>, Melissa P. Ford
<email @ redacted> writes
>And if you are on a statin only because your doctor thought 
>it sounded like a good idea even though your cholesterol and triglycerides 
>were fine, for heaven's sake have an argument with your doctor. There is no 
>clinical evidence to suggest that it does anyone any good to take a statin 
>unless the lipids are out of order. I

Hmm ... my new clinic said it's indicated for all type 1s, even with
lipids in good order, as it's protective ...

Thank you for reminding me that doctors are being mislead on statin use.

Cheers,

Pat
-- 
Pat Reynolds
email @ redacted
   "It might look a bit messy now, 
                    but just you come back in 500 years time" 
   (T. Pratchett)
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