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GS Chandy

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Re: Calculus Position Statement - NCTM & MAA
Posted: Oct 9, 2012 10:13 PM
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Haim posted Oct 10, 2012 5:43 AM (GSC's remarks follow):
>
> Kirby Urner Posted: Oct 9, 2012 1:02 PM
>

> >Lets just say that the two presenters are not really
>
> >"buying" the concept of race, but they're both avid
> >students of it (one a sociologist, the other a

> population
> >biologist, though with mostly non-humans a focus
> (moths
> >don't come in "races")).
>
> How lovely for them. Here is what a responsible
> ble voice sounds like,
>
> - ------------------------------
> http://www.fda.gov/Drugs/DrugSafety/PostmarketDrugSafe
> tyInformationforPatientsandProviders/DrugSafetyInforma
> tionforHeathcareProfessionals/PublicHealthAdvisories/u
> cm051756.htm
> Description of current changes to the Crestor label
>
> In a pharmacokinetic study involving a diverse
> population of Asians residing in the United States,
> rosuvastatin drug levels were found to be elevated
> approximately 2-fold compared with a Caucasian
> control group. As a result of these findings, the
> "Dosage and Administration" section of the label now
> states that the 5 mg dose of Crestor should be
> considered as the start dose for Asian patients and
> any increase in dose should take into consideration
> the increased drug exposure in this patient
> population. Results of this pharmacokinetic study are
> further discussed under the "Clinical Pharmacology"
> and "Precautions" section of labeling.
> - -------------------------------
>
> You may know that Crestor is an important drug in
> in the statins class, used to
>
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crestor
> ...treat high cholesterol and related conditions, and
> to prevent cardiovascular disease.
>
> Crestor is certainly too important to ignore, but it
> turns out that doctors must take special care with
> their Asian patients.
>
> I guess when you study moths, you are free to
> to pretend there are no important differences among
> human populations. Thank God nobody's life is in
> their hands.
>
> Haim
> No representation without taxation.
>

I wonder, did the "responsible voice" also demand anything like the following?

- -- "PUT THE EDUCATION MAFIA IN JAIL!"
- -- "BLOW UP THE SCHOOLS OF EDUCATION!"

Just asking.
GSC
("Still Shoveling Away!") - with apologies if due to Barry Garelick for any tedium caused; and the observation that the obvious way to avoid at least this tedium in life is simply not to open any message purporting to originate from GSC.



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