Intelligent Medicine Radio Show for May 12, Part 2


New England Journal of Medicine issues plea for more emphasis on preventive medicine; A caller with cholesterol over 300 but with a high HDL is pressured by her doctor to go on statins despite low coronary calcium score; New study highlights unforeseen side effect of acid-blockers—depression; A caller is told by his doctor coronary calcium screening unnecessary, exercise stress tests suffice; Hashimoto’s thyroiditis: when the tests seem OK, but the patient doesn’t feel well; Think that sedentary job is killing you? Surprise study shows that workers with physical jobs die younger. Click HERE for part 1. Click HERE for articles and resources relating to this podcast episode.


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