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Posts Tagged 'cholesterol'

Your Doctor Prescribed a Medicine, But Will You Get It?

Seth J. Baum, MD In 2013 Dr. Tom Frieden, Director of the CDC, judiciously proclaimed that “even one preventable death is one too many.” Just three years later we are.. read more

Cardiology News: PCSK9 Inhibitors

by Seth J. Baum MD Recently, there have been several articles discussing the development, efficacy, cost and long-term impact of novel cholesterol lowering drugs – called PCSK9 inhibitors – new.. read more

Who Do You Want Supervising Your Health?

Posted on October 5th, 2015 · Posted in FH, lipids, medication, medicine, News

by Seth J. Baum, MD It was not long ago when doctors were the stopping point for the proverbial “buck.” Doctors held a high position in society and their devotion.. read more

Caution: Economists, Not Doctors Might be Prescribing Your Medicine

Posted on September 17th, 2015 · Posted in cardiology, Events, FH, lipids, medication, News

by Seth J. Baum, MD It’s National Cholesterol Education Month and we have fittingly entered a new era in lipid management. We now know that elevated LDL cholesterol causes heart.. read more

PCSK9 Inhibitors, A Historic Change in Cardiovascular Care

Posted on July 27th, 2015 · Posted in cardiology, News

by Seth J. Baum, MD, FACC, FACPM, FAHA, FNLA Every generation or so, each medical discipline hopes to experience a revolution of monumental proportions. Statins, released in the 1980s, were.. read more