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#45 Statins: Prescribing Meds Day vs. Night Part 2 Mind the Gap Segment

Night and Day… join us for part II of our exploration into why we prescribe medications in the morning vs. at night, featuring statins!

03:28 How do statins and cholesterol synthesis work again, anyway?

04:00 Power in numbers - what do the meta-analyses say about timing of statins?

04:40 The long and short of it - how half-life may dictate when to take your statin.

07:35 Effect magnitude - does medication timing actually really impact patient outcomes?

10:30 Practical matters - so what should we tell patients?

11:05 Review of teaching points

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