Pravastatin does not affect insulin sensitivity and adipocytokines levels in healthy nondiabetic patients

This article just says it all.  I continue to preach that doctors who ignore elevated triglycerides  and the group of other findings in patients with elevated insulin, and just focus on the cholesterol with statin drugs, should be guilty of malpractice.  Period.  There is no excuse.  NONE.  And yet I see it time and time again in my practice.  So, the patient comes in with a neon sign over their head screaming insulin resistance, and their doctor only sees the high total cholesterol and gives them a statin drug.  This allows the hyper insulinemia to wreak havoc on every organ system unchecked.

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James Bogash

For more than a decade, Dr. Bogash has stayed current with the medical literature as it relates to physiology, disease prevention and disease management. He uses his knowledge to educate patients, the community and cyberspace on the best way to avoid and / or manage chronic diseases using lifestyle and targeted supplementation.