Calcium Score Determines Who to Treat With Statin Drug

Decision to Start Statin Based on Calcium Score by Jeffrey Dach MD Have you ever wondered why statin drugs seem to be effective for secondary prevention, (people with known heart disease), and not effective for primary prevention (people  without heart … Continue reading

Diabetes, Arterial Calcification and Statin Drugs

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Diabetes, Arterial Calcification and Statin Drugs George is a 54 year old diabetic on statin drug for coronary artery disease. Five years ago, George had an episode of chest pain, which prompted a cardiac cath, during which a stent was … Continue reading

Message from your Heart-Answers for Cardiovascular Disease ICIM March 2019

Answers for Cardiovascular Disease ICIM Phili 2019

Message from your Heart, Answers for Cardiovascular Disease ICIM March 2019 I am excited and look forward to speaking at the upcoming meeting “A Message from your Heart; Answers for Cardiovascular Disease“ with Eric Born, MD Program Chairman and Wendy … Continue reading

LDL Cholesterol Particle Size and Number What Gives ?

LDL Particle Cholesterol JEffrey Dach MD

LDL Particle Size and Particle Number, What Gives? Superiority of Calcium Score Ron is a 72 year old retired engineer, and has a total cholesterol of 174 which hasn’t changed over the seven years we have been following him. This … Continue reading

Testosterone Therapy Coronary Plaque and Calcium Score

Testosterone Therapy Improves Survival

Testosterone Therapy Coronary Plaque and Calcium Score by Jeffrey Dach MD Jim is a retired 72 year old who had a stent placed a few years ago for coronary artery disease.  Jim had low testosterone on his initial lab panel, … Continue reading