Gregory Pokrywka MD FACP FNLA FASPC NCMPFollow
Passionate Lipidologist, Nonbeliever, SKEPTIC outdoorsy, SEA-kayaker. Clinical Lipid Specialist. Tweets/ Retweets do not represent medical advice.
For doctors, abortion restrictions create an 'impossible choice' when providing care. And yet many docs foolishly vote GOP! 🙁 https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2022/06/24/1107316711/doctors-ethical-bind-abortion?sc=18&f=1001
This was, by far, the absolute best discussion I have heard about lipoprotein(a). Simple enough to understand but deep and rich enough to get to core areas of uncertainty and hope about meds in development. I highly recommend. Yes, it is 2 hours, but we owe it to our pts to learn https://twitter.com/PeterAttiaMD/status/1536342324250169346
ASCVD is the number one killer in the developed world.
Lp(a) is the most common hereditary driver of ASCVD — affecting between 15-20% of the population.
On today’s episode of The Drive, @ArsenaultBenoit and I discuss all things Lp(a).
Listen now: https://bit.ly/3xLqEny
People with a higher body mass relative to their height tend to be epigenetically older. A new way to think about the food you eat https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/35699258/
3 Ways to Train Lower Leg Mechanics - Peter Attia https://peterattiamd.com/3-ways-to-train-frontal-plane-motion-of-the-foot/?utm_source=roundup-email&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=220609-ru-feet&utm_content=220609-ru-feet-email-subs
Biden administration lays out its plan for Covid-19 vaccinations for children under 5 | CNN Politics https://www.cnn.com/2022/06/09/politics/covid-19-vaccines-children-under-5-biden-plan/index.html?utm_term=16547711665068dac711c1c58&utm_source=cnn_Five+Things+for+Thursday%2C+June+9%2C+2022&utm_medium=email&bt_ee=hCaKmpCcUaQXDHx2T%2FZTiwmF8ekm9x8jU3icojEzhkR9AXV5gW8ZHnh%2FEFjFUtrl&bt_ts=1654771166508
Long COVID risk falls only slightly after vaccination, huge study shows https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-022-01453-0
Navigating Loss of Abortion Services — A Large Academic Medical Center Prepares for the Overturn of Roe v. Wade https://files.constantcontact.com/ae6b1ac2801/5ac586d0-03ec-4e2d-9cf5-5b03e2dc2032.pdf
Some coffee drinkers may have a lower death risk | CNN https://www.cnn.com/2022/06/01/health/sweetened-coffee-death-risk-wellness/index.html?utm_term=165443412524338a42e115341&utm_source=cnn_Five+Things+for+Sunday%2C+June+5%2C+2022&utm_medium=email&bt_ee=EoAYEGY6ci8I2%2B3KsI6fuax6Zd%2BYjyr2MiLkqUEUnToZ06e9CFC9xKokuqAEDwzD&bt_ts=1654434125246
📢*NEW* scientific statement from @nationallipid on statin intolerance available now!
Full statement and infographic👉https://bit.ly/3ObKu0H
Awesome to work with such an incredible group!
@accpcardprn @accpambuprn @accpendoprn #TwitteRx #ACCCVT @VCUPharmacy @VCUHealthHeart
What a pleasure to contribute to the @nationallipid Scientific Statement on Statin Intolerance with a great team! @JSaseenPharmD @DaveDixonPharmD et al. #NLAsessions #CardioTwitter
Evaluation and management of blood lipids through a woman's life cycle - ScienceDirect https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2666667722000204
Of Strokes, Defibrillators, Atrial Fibrillation, and the Pennsylvania Senate Race – The Skeptical Cardiologist https://theskepticalcardiologist.com/2022/06/01/of-strokes-defibrillators-atrial-fibrillation-and-the-pennsylvania-senate-race/
Cars don’t kill people (41,000+ 2021). People kill people w/cars. I propose we eliminate all licensing & registration of cars & drivers, drop driver education programs, allow cars to be bought/sold at car shows without background checks, eliminate speed limits & let freedom ring!
What a night.
So fun to look back on Super Bowl XXXV with members of the team at A Championship Celebration last night.
“No team in NFL history has boasted, bullied, or brandished as much bravado as the 2000-2001 Baltimore Ravens.”
For triglycerides, “normal” may not be “optimal” - Peter Attia https://peterattiamd.com/triglyceride-levels-cardiovascular-risk/?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=220515-NL-triglycerides&utm_content=220515-NL-triglycerides-tw
In honor of Ray Lewis’ 47th birthday, here he is crushing Darren Sproles on a key fourth-down play to secure a win for the Ravens
Age, race, high blood pressure and obesity can affect heart health during pregnancy. Talk to your health care team about your risks before, during and after pregnancy. #NationalWomensHealthWeek #NWHW
This accurately captures the experience of countless professors (including me). We need to go back to normal, which means no more Zoom recordings. Students might complain, but remote classes are bad for them. It's our job to teach them how to learn https://www.nytimes.com/2022/05/13/opinion/college-university-remote-pandemic.html?smid=tw-share
If you do not understand the absurdness of using the terms "Good or Bad" cholesterol, please take 12 minutes of your day and listen to this video. Also, if you read anything using those terms - stop reading it immediately. http://ow.ly/1WSx50J6heN
Usually when you retire, your income goes down.. Not for TB12!