Are statins analogues of vitamin D?

@article{Grimes2006AreSA,
  title={Are statins analogues of vitamin D?},
  author={David S. Grimes},
  journal={Lancet},
  year={2006},
  volume={368 9529},
  pages={83-6}
}
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