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Doctors Overcorrect Too Often

Back when cholesterol target numbers ruled unopposed (before 2013), we all checked fasting lipids every 3 months. Before 2012, we also checked liver function quarterly in hapless riders on the cholesterol pill merry-go-round. That year the FDA announced there had not been enough reports of statin-induced liver problems to recommend routine monitoring. I have many… Read More »