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pitohui Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jul-24-07 11:55 AM
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2. extremes are never good
i know a man whose total, i mean TOTAL, cholesterol level was measured at 105

not remotely normal but he has no insurance and the doc just shrugged his shoulders and offered no advice
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  -For this I quit smoking & McDonald's? "Lowering cholesterol too much may raise risk of cancer" Bluebear  Jul-24-07 11:51 AM   #0 
  - Woody Allen's prophecy is coming true.  aquart   Jul-24-07 11:55 AM   #1 
  - extremes are never good  pitohui   Jul-24-07 11:55 AM   #2 
  - We just can't win, can we  dflprincess   Jul-24-07 11:58 AM   #3 
  - good point  pitohui   Jul-24-07 12:05 PM   #6 
  - First off with statins  turtlensue   Jul-24-07 02:35 PM   #13 
     - I wasn't saying statins were necessarily bad  dflprincess   Jul-24-07 03:21 PM   #14 
  - Just wondering  dmallind   Jul-24-07 11:58 AM   #4 
  - Hear, hear!  pagerbear   Jul-24-07 12:07 PM   #7 
  - statin drugs - biggest money-maker for big pharma.  jean   Jul-24-07 11:59 AM   #5 
  - Eat right, stay fit, die anyhow.  hobbit709   Jul-24-07 12:08 PM   #8 
  - Key words: "too much". Also, you just have to look at your own risks and  mondo joe   Jul-24-07 12:09 PM   #9 
  - Everything in moderation is best. n/t  Zywiec   Jul-24-07 12:10 PM   #10 
  - 1 extra death per 1000 population ...  eppur_se_muova   Jul-24-07 02:11 PM   #11 
  - I'm reminded of Jane Curtin and the old Weekend Update  blogslut   Jul-24-07 02:14 PM   #12 
  - Maybe having cancer RESULTS in low cholesterol?  mainer   Jul-24-07 03:39 PM   #15 
  - Ugh... If true, I'd risk heart disease first  Firespirit   Jul-24-07 03:44 PM   #16 
  - Cutting crap out won't make your cholesterol too low  DemGa   Jul-24-07 03:48 PM   #17 
 

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