Diabetes, Arterial Calcification and Statin Drugs

Coronary_Calcium_Score_CAT_Scan

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

Atherosclerotic Plaque as Infected Biofilm

Atherosclerotic Plaque as Infected Biofilm by Jeffrey Dach MD I first met Stephen Fry M.D.  a couple of years ago at his booth at the ACAM meeting at the Diplomat Hotel in Hollywood, and enjoyed an interesting conversation about his … Continue reading

BioFilms in Chronic Rhino Sinusitis

Nasal Sinus Irrigation Jeffrey Dach MD

BioFilms in Chronic Rhino Sinusitis You might be wondering why antibiotics and antifungal drugs are ineffective for chronic sinus infections.  It’s because of the Bio-Film formation.  Biofilms are colonies of microbes that form a mass which is resistant to drug … Continue reading