The surrogate battle – is lower always better?

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Language/s: 3-4 - How certain is the evidence?
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Short Description:

James McCormick recruits a furious Fuhrer to point out that taking drugs to lower surrogate measures of ill health is a confidence trick.

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I put this up to make people smile but to also get across the point that if you think that lowering blood pressure, cholesterol and glucose with medications always reduces the risk of heart attacks and strokes etc then you really need to look at the evidence.

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