Cutting through the confusion on the ever-changing lipid debate


On the day of his first myocardial infarction US President Dwight Eisenhower tucked into a breakfast of sausage, bacon and hotcakes, a lunch of hamburger stuffed with onions, and roast lamb for dinner.1 Eisenhower, who had given up a four-pack-a-day smoking habit six years earlier, went on to experience another six infarcts before his death in 1969.