Gotu Kola (Centella Asiatica) and Pycnogenol for Calcium Score Thanks and credit goes to Joel Kahn MD and Kirk Hamilton for alerting me to the combination of two plant extracts, French maritime pine bark (Pycnogenol) and Centella asiatica (Goto Cola) … Continue reading →
Coronary Calcium Score Paradigm Shift Podcast Jeffrey Dach MD This is 15 minute podcast – a short version of my talk at the Phillie meeting (ICIM Heart ) recorded by Kirk Hamilton who works with Dr Matthew Budoff. Here is … Continue reading →
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 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 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 →
Calcium Score, a Paradigm Shift in Cardiology by Jeffrey Dach MD A Cardiology “Paradigm Shift” occurred in 2004 with publication of the Paolo Raggi study on annual Calcium Score progression.(1) This above left chart shows the MAJOR FINDING: Less than 15% … Continue reading →
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 →
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