Posts Tagged ‘dyslipidemia’

Losing Ground on Diabetes Control

June 12, 2021 — Would it be too strong to call this one of the biggest public health failures of the 21st century? We ask this about diabetes control because it appears to be out of control. After a decade of better control at the turn of the century, key markers of health in people living with diabetes have […]

Medicine: “A Moral Hazard”

April 28, 2014 — A new study and a commentary in JAMA Internal Medicine propose that effective medicines can be a “moral hazard.” Takehiro Sugiyama and colleagues analyzed data from the National Health Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) and found an association between using cholesterol-lowering statin drugs and the consumption of fat and calories. They found that people […]