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A new drug

Dear Editor:

Upon learning that the makers of the statin drug, Crestor, have just received the green light from the FDA to market their drug to people that have absolutely nothing wrong with them, I was motivated to coin a new medical condition that should help us all get on a statin drug ASAP. It’s called “Statin Deficiency Syndrome” (SDS). A simple blood test will determine if one of the many cholesterol-lowering drugs is already circulating in your system. If you happen to be one of the unlucky people whom nature neglected to provide with a statin at birth, the test will confirm a diagnosis of SDS. Of course, if you are already taking a statin drug, you have no need for this new test as your SDS already has been established.

Although I am only a chiropractor, I believe the pharma industry will be receptive to my idea. It will provide them another definitive test like the one for C-reactive protein to help them realize their dream – to put every human being on the face of the earth on statin pharmacology and make billions. It will also save me time as I will no longer have to spend time educating patients about the benefits of healthy foods, exercise and the innate wisdom of the body.

Dr. Scott Tesoro

Sopris Chiropractic

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