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    High Cholesterol, Low IQ

    | Traverse City, MI, USA | Health & Body, Politics

    Patient: “We need to schedule a surgery.”

    Me: *looking over the patient’s chart* “Surgery? For what, ma’am?”

    Patient: “The doctor said I had high cholesterol. And I want him to go in and cut it out. Take it all, I say.”

    Me: “He can’t just go in and remove the cholesterol. There are ways that you can lower your cholesterol.”

    Patient: “Don’t lie to me. There’s cholesterol free food. I’ve seen it. Someone has to go into the food and take it out, now don’t they? You just don’t want me to use my free health care. You probably voted for McCain!”

    Me: “Let me see if I can reach the doctor.”