The truth about statins : risks and alternatives to cholesterol-lowering drugs / Barbara H. Roberts.


  • ISBN: 9781451660975 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 1451660979 (trade paper)
  • Description: 288 p.; 21 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Gallery Books, 2012.

Available copies

  • 7 copies at NOBLE (All Libraries).

Current holds

0 current holds with 8 total copies.

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Beverly Main Adult Nonfiction RM 666 .S714 R63 2012 (Text to phone) Available -
Gloucester Adult Nonfiction 615.718/Roberts (Text to phone) Available -
Marblehead Adult Nonfiction 615.718 ROBERTS 2012 (Text to phone) Available -
Melrose New Books (Browsing Room) 615.718 Roberts (Text to phone) Checked out 07/28/2014
Reading Adult Nonfiction 615.718 ROB (Text to phone) Available -
Stoneham Adult Nonfiction Mezzanine 615.718 ROB (Text to phone) Available -
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Content descriptions

Summary: "From an award-winning cardiologist comes the most up-to-date, definitive reference book about statins--cholesterol-lowering drugs--providing a thorough examination of the uses and safety claims of this high-profile class of drugs.Controversy over drugs such as Lipitor and their widespread use has made its way into the mainstream, with Time magazine and ABC News devoting coverage to the efficacy of statins. Now, the Director of the Women's Cardiac Center in Providence, Rhode Island uses case studies and anecdotes to discuss the uses, misuses, dangers, and benefits of statins, enabling you to make informed decisions on how and when to use them. Including information on when statins help and when they don't, common side effects, gender differences and drug use, as well as tips and recipes that promote heart health, The Truth About Statins is a timely and invaluable tool for improving cardiovascular health and helping you meet your lipid-lowering goals"-- Provided by publisher.
"The most up-to-date, definitive reference book about statins, this is a cross-examination of the claims about the safety of this controversial drug, by the director of the Women's Cardiac Center at The Miriam Hospital in Providence, RI"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Statins (Cardiovascular agents)