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vendredi 20 septembre 2013

Statins ans cataract: the issue is primary prevention

My experience is that it is far more efficient and less risky to modify diet, sedentary habits and stop smoking instead of taking statins or polypill for primary prevention of atheroma.

When a drug has a slight benefit be careful!

Ebrahim S, Casas JP "Statins for all by the age of 50 years?" Lancet 2012; DOI: 10.1016/S0140- 6736(12)60694-1.

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