Has Catalyst changed your prescribing?

Last week's Catalyst program savaging statins sparked a stampede of anxious patients to GP surgeries.

Some GPs told Australian Doctor that they had had to agree to stop the drugs in some very concerned patients and to monitor their cholesterol levels, even though they were high risk.

One GP writing on just4docs said: "I had a high risk 70-year-old diabetic who wanted to stop his statin because of the side effects he was experiencing, including diabetes.

"I had to remind him his statin did