Atherosclerotic Plaque Infection Electron Microscopy

Atherosclerotic Plaque as Infected Biofilm on Electron Microscopy by Jeffrey Dach MD Highlights of the Matters from the Heart ICIM March 2019 Philadelphia Meeting. At the Recent ICIM Meeting, Dr Thomas Levy gave a great talk on peri-odontal disease as … 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

LDL-Cholesterol Does Not Cause Coronary Artery Disease

LDL-Cholesterol Does Not Cause Coronary Artery Disease by Jeffrey Dach MD My new book on prevention of cardiovascular disease entitled “Heart Book” came out on Amazon in August 2018.  About the same time, an article by Dr Uffe Ravnskov appeared … Continue reading

Fibrinolytic and Proteolytic Enzymes Medical Use

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Fibrinolytic and Proteolytic Enzymes, Medical Use by Jeffrey Dach MD Sam is a 24 year old with a swollen painful ankle after an injury playing basketball.  Xrays are negative for fracture, but Sam cannot walk and stays at home applying … Continue reading

Evolocumab Are You Joking Me?

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Evolocumab, Are You Joking Me? by Jeffrey Dach MD Ralph is a 48 year old divorce lawyer who arrives in my office with a history of familial hypercholesterolemia.  Every lab panel since he was a kid showed a cholesterol of … Continue reading

Is Your Drug From the Medical Museum?

Is Your Drug Brain in Jar Medical Museum

Is Your Drug From the Medical Museum? If you are a curious tourist, visit the Medical Museum where you will be shocked with the sight of glass specimen jars filled with tissue samples.  There you will find relics of past … Continue reading