Cholesterol lowering, nutrition and stroke prevention.

  • Janelle D Spence
  • Published 2012 in
    The Canadian journal of neurological sciences. Le…


carotid stenosis 16,17 , were reduced by that approach from 12.6% to 3.7% of patients 15. More importantly, the two-year risk of stroke declined from 8.8% to 1%, and the two-year risk of myocardial infarction declined from 7.7% to 1% 15. There are some problems with high-dose statins, including aggravation of diabetes 18 , and myopathy. It is likely that… (More)