McStatin -- I'm Neutralizin' it!
August 12, 2010 9:31 AM Subscribe
"The risk reduction associated with the daily consumption of most statins is more powerful than the risk increase caused by the daily extra fat intake associated with a 7-oz hamburger (Quarter Pounder®) with cheese and a small milkshake...Although no substitute for systematic lifestyle improvements, including
healthy diet, regular exercise, weight loss, and smoking cessation, complimentary statin
packets would add, at little cost, 1 positive choice to a panoply of negative ones."
Is having free statin drugs
at the fast food counter by the napkins and ketchup packets a good idea? Some doctors think the idea has merit
(original paper .pdf
). Hmmm... maybe if they were minty flavored.
posted by cross_impact (69 comments total)
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