Are statins analogues of vitamin D?

  title={Are statins analogues of vitamin D?},
  author={David S. Grimes},
  volume={368 9529},
There are many reasons why the dietary-heart-cholesterol hypothesis should be questioned, and why statins might be acting in some other way to reduce the risk of coronary heart disease. Here, I propose that rather than being cholesterol-lowering drugs per se, statins act as vitamin D analogues, and explain why. This proposition is based on published… CONTINUE READING