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Posts Tagged 'PCSK9'

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

PCSK9 Inhibitors: Why Are They Under-Prescribed?

by Seth J. Baum, MD A recent article by Caroline Humer and Ransdell Pierson for Reuters reported on the unexpectedly paltry number of prescriptions for PCSK9 inhibitors, the revolutionary cholesterol.. 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

#Know FH – The 2015 FH Summit

Posted on September 28th, 2015 · Posted in cardiology, Events, familial hypercholesterolemia, FH, lipids, News

by Seth J. Baum, MD Flying back from the FH Foundation’s third annual FH Summit I was suffused by assorted feelings and thoughts. I attend many meetings; yet, this one.. 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