Do Statins Prevent or Cause Heart Disease? Should LDL be Called “Bad” Cholesterol?

Do Statins Prevent or Cause Heart Disease - Dr Nadir Ali

Topics covered: What is Cholesterol? Functions of Cholesterol, What Happens to People with High Cholesterol? How does Cholesterol Work? Clinical Relevance of Statins. Do Statins Prevent Heart Failure? Do Statins Prevent Diabetes? Do Statins Prevent Cancer? Do Statins Prevent Calcium Buildup? Do Status Kill Smooth Muscle Cells? Do Statins Reduce LDL? Industry Sponsored Clinical Trials. Ethical Doctors. Malcom Kendrick. PCSK9 Study.

Dr. Nadir Ali

Dr. Nadir Ali is an interventional cardiologist with over 25 years of experience. He is also the chairman of the Department of Cardiology at Clear Lake Regional Medical Center. Before working as a cardiologist, he served as an assistant professor of medicine for eight years at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, where he also received his medical training.

Dr. Ali has championed many aspects of the science and practice of a low-carb lifestyle in the local Clear Lake area since 2013. He organises a monthly nutritional seminar in the Searcy Auditorium of the Clear Lake Hospital that receives more than 100 visitors every month from the local community. Dr Ali’s focus is on managing heart disease, obesity, metabolic syndrome and diabetes.

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