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DEATH BY DISEASE CDC 2001 Heart Disease 699,69729% Cancer553,25123% Stroke163,601 7% Respiratory disease123,974 5% Accidents 97,707 4% Diabetes 71,252.

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2 DEATH BY DISEASE CDC 2001 Heart Disease 699,69729% Cancer553,25123% Stroke163,601 7% Respiratory disease123,974 5% Accidents 97,707 4% Diabetes 71,252 3% Flu/pneumonia 62,123 3% Alzheimer's 53,697 2% Heart Disease 699,69729% Cancer553,25123% Stroke163,601 7% Respiratory disease123,974 5% Accidents 97,707 4% Diabetes 71,252 3% Flu/pneumonia 62,123 3% Alzheimer's 53,697 2%

3 Source: National Vital Statistics Reports, Vol. 47, No. 9 LEADING CAUSES OF DEATH Heart Disease 733,361 Other Health Related 139,904 Other Health Related 139,904 Non-Health Related 125,851 Non-Health Related 125,851 Pulmonary Disease 106,027 Pulmonary Disease 106,027 Diabetes 61,767 Diabetes 61,767 Stroke 160,431 Stroke 160,431 Cancer 539,533 Cancer 539,533

4 SILENT KILLER WSJ 2000 At least 96 million Americans have a high cholesterol level Only about one in ten know that they have a problem At least 36 million should be under some kind of treatment to reduce cholesterol Only one in six is actually under treatment 72% stop taking their treatment within one year without ever reaching their goal At least 96 million Americans have a high cholesterol level Only about one in ten know that they have a problem At least 36 million should be under some kind of treatment to reduce cholesterol Only one in six is actually under treatment 72% stop taking their treatment within one year without ever reaching their goal

5 HEART ATTACK & STROKE STATISTICS 1.1 million people in the U.S. experience a heart attack each year 500,000 people in the U.S. experience a stroke each year 3 million Americans are currently disabled from stroke These two diseases account for 36% of all deaths in the USA and 225Bn of medical costs CDC million people in the U.S. experience a heart attack each year 500,000 people in the U.S. experience a stroke each year 3 million Americans are currently disabled from stroke These two diseases account for 36% of all deaths in the USA and 225Bn of medical costs CDC 2001

6 USA TODAY Most heart attacks (over 90%) are caused by an unhealthy lifestyle Two separate studies, focusing on two different populations totaling about a half a million people, indicate that lifestyle, NOT genetics, cause heart disease »USA Today 2/19/04 Most heart attacks (over 90%) are caused by an unhealthy lifestyle Two separate studies, focusing on two different populations totaling about a half a million people, indicate that lifestyle, NOT genetics, cause heart disease »USA Today 2/19/04

7 AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION Over 50% of the American population have a cholesterol problem Over 70% don’t know that they have a problem For many the first evidence of a problem is death Over 50% of the American population have a cholesterol problem Over 70% don’t know that they have a problem For many the first evidence of a problem is death

8 DISEASE MEDICAL COSTS Heart Disease195Bn Cancer 95Bn Obesity 90Bn Stroke 30Bn Diabetes 25Bn CDC 2001 Heart Disease195Bn Cancer 95Bn Obesity 90Bn Stroke 30Bn Diabetes 25Bn CDC 2001

9 WHAT IS A BILLION? A billion seconds ago the Vietnam war was still raging A billion minutes ago Rome ruled the world A billion dollars ago was just yesterday as far as costs spent on treating diseases on which Bios Life 2 ® is particularly effective A billion seconds ago the Vietnam war was still raging A billion minutes ago Rome ruled the world A billion dollars ago was just yesterday as far as costs spent on treating diseases on which Bios Life 2 ® is particularly effective

10 BIG PHARMA KNOWS The market size for cholesterol drugs continues to skyrocket Currently over 20 billion per year Expected to be over 30 billion per year by 2007 Top two prescription drugs sold worldwide are cholesterol drugs The market size for cholesterol drugs continues to skyrocket Currently over 20 billion per year Expected to be over 30 billion per year by 2007 Top two prescription drugs sold worldwide are cholesterol drugs

11 LIPITOR Lipitor, a prescription drug, is the number one selling drug in the world Annual sales exceed $9 Billion Sales are growing at a rate exceeding 20% per year The maker of Lipitor is the Pfizer Pharmaceutical company; even though Pfizer makes hundreds of drugs Lipitor represents a full third of its revenues Lipitor, a prescription drug, is the number one selling drug in the world Annual sales exceed $9 Billion Sales are growing at a rate exceeding 20% per year The maker of Lipitor is the Pfizer Pharmaceutical company; even though Pfizer makes hundreds of drugs Lipitor represents a full third of its revenues

12 ZOCOR Zocor is the second largest selling prescription drug in the world and is also prescribed for Cholesterol Annual sales exceed $6 Billion per year Sales are growing at rate exceeding 20% per year Merck Pharmaceutical is the manufacturer of Zocor and it is their best selling drug Zocor is the second largest selling prescription drug in the world and is also prescribed for Cholesterol Annual sales exceed $6 Billion per year Sales are growing at rate exceeding 20% per year Merck Pharmaceutical is the manufacturer of Zocor and it is their best selling drug

13 “Merck and Schering Plough are DELIGHTED to join forces to bring new cholesterol-management therapies to patients worldwide.” Raymond V. Gilmartin, CEO, MERCK

14 COST OF PRESCRIPTION DRUGS From Life Extension October 2002 we learn of the actual markup from the cost of the active ingredient in Zocor and Lipitor Lipitor (20mg) 100 tablets cost $272.37, the active ingredient cost is only $5.80 for a markup of 4,696% Zocor (40mg) 100 tablets cost $350.27, the active ingredient cost is only $8.63 producing a markup of 4,059% From Life Extension October 2002 we learn of the actual markup from the cost of the active ingredient in Zocor and Lipitor Lipitor (20mg) 100 tablets cost $272.37, the active ingredient cost is only $5.80 for a markup of 4,696% Zocor (40mg) 100 tablets cost $350.27, the active ingredient cost is only $8.63 producing a markup of 4,059%

15 “Merck and Schering Plough are DELIGHTED to join forces to bring new cholesterol-management therapies to patients worldwide.” Raymond V. Gilmartin, CEO, MERCK

16 THE DANGERS OF STATIN DRUGS May change, weaken, damage or destroy muscle May induce sudden total memory loss May increase eye cataract risk May suppress immune function Have been linked to cancer Have been linked to Rhabdomyolysis Have been linked to Myoglobinuria May change, weaken, damage or destroy muscle May induce sudden total memory loss May increase eye cataract risk May suppress immune function Have been linked to cancer Have been linked to Rhabdomyolysis Have been linked to Myoglobinuria

17 CONTINUED DANGERS Have been linked to elevated transaminase (Liver and Kidney damage) Are linked to nerve damage Induce muscle pain Deplete CoQ10 levels in the body May cause sleep disturbance May cause erectile dysfunction Have been linked to elevated transaminase (Liver and Kidney damage) Are linked to nerve damage Induce muscle pain Deplete CoQ10 levels in the body May cause sleep disturbance May cause erectile dysfunction

18 LIPITOR MAY SUPPRESS IMMUNE SYSTEM – THERE ARE FAR BETTER OPTIONS The statin drugs used in the study included the following: *Lipitor ™, *Mevacor ™, *Pravachol ™ Nature Medicine, December, 2000; 6: ,

19 That Persistent Muscle Pain May Be Drug-Induced by Warren Hammer, MS, DC, DABCO Patient complaints of nonspecific muscle pain; tenderness; weakness; joint pains; peripheral neuropathy; tendinopathy; and lupus-like symptoms may be caused by the use of cholesterol-lowering drugs (statins).

20 100 MILLION Cholesterol prescriptions were issued in 2002!!!! With this kind of coverage why are we seeing an ever increasing incidence of cardiovascular disease –more strokes and heart attacks every year. Cholesterol prescriptions were issued in 2002!!!! With this kind of coverage why are we seeing an ever increasing incidence of cardiovascular disease –more strokes and heart attacks every year.

21 CLASS ACTION LAWSUIT BREWING OVER PFIZER'S LIPITOR ®... Cholesterol-Fighting Drug Tied to Liver, Kidney Injury The Kahn Gauthier Law Group is investigating possible legal actions against Pfizer Inc., the manufacturer of the cholesterol-lowering drug Lipitor (atorvastatin), to recover for liver or kidney damage suffered by patients prescribed Lipitor. Cholesterol-Fighting Drug Tied to Liver, Kidney Injury The Kahn Gauthier Law Group is investigating possible legal actions against Pfizer Inc., the manufacturer of the cholesterol-lowering drug Lipitor (atorvastatin), to recover for liver or kidney damage suffered by patients prescribed Lipitor.

22 GLAXOSMITHKLINE CHIEF: “Our Drugs Do Not Work on Most Patients” A senior executive said fewer than half of the patients prescribed some of the most expensive drugs actually derived any benefit from them. The Independent, London Posted on Monday, December 8, 2003, 08:27 pm A senior executive said fewer than half of the patients prescribed some of the most expensive drugs actually derived any benefit from them. The Independent, London Posted on Monday, December 8, 2003, 08:27 pm

23 Bios Life 2 ® Cleveland Clinic Foundation Study OBJECTIVE: To assess the effect of Bios Life 2 ® on cholesterol in subjects (who were already following a low fat diet for 6 weeks). OBJECTIVE: To assess the effect of Bios Life 2 ® on cholesterol in subjects (who were already following a low fat diet for 6 weeks).

24 Results are terrific!!! Bios Life 2 ® significantly reduced LDL (bad cholesterol) and total cholesterol levels. Results are terrific!!! Bios Life 2 ® significantly reduced LDL (bad cholesterol) and total cholesterol levels. Bios Life 2 ® Cleveland Clinic Foundation Study

25 LDL RESPONSE FROM RANDOMIZATION TO TWO-MONTHS Randomization Two-months Placebo Bios Life 2 ®

26 LONGER TERM LDL RESPONSE FOR BIOS LIFE 2 ® GROUP 165 Randomization Two-months Four-months

27 SUMMARY Bios Life 2 ® : Reduces LDL (bad cholesterol) and total cholesterol levels Increases HDL (good cholesterol) level Does not increase triglyceride level Encourages weight loss SUMMARY Bios Life 2 ® : Reduces LDL (bad cholesterol) and total cholesterol levels Increases HDL (good cholesterol) level Does not increase triglyceride level Encourages weight loss Bios Life 2 ® Cleveland Clinic Foundation Study

28 “Bios Life 2 ®, when taken as directed, imparts a significant cardiovascular risk reduction.” Dennis Sprecker, M.D. Bios Life 2 ® Cleveland Clinic Foundation Study

29 “Bios Life 2 ®... has been the only thing that has reduced her (Elizabeth Ribal) cholesterol from a high of 1,800 at one point in time to now 230, which certainly is going to give her a better prognosis. There is really no substitute at this point in time for this product.” Daniel T. McClenathan, M.D. “Bios Life 2 ®... has been the only thing that has reduced her (Elizabeth Ribal) cholesterol from a high of 1,800 at one point in time to now 230, which certainly is going to give her a better prognosis. There is really no substitute at this point in time for this product.” Daniel T. McClenathan, M.D.

30 Bios Life 2 ® Stillwater Heart Center Decrease in total Cholesterol of 30% Decrease of LDL Cholesterol of 26% Increase of HDL Cholesterol of 30% Decrease of Triglycerides of 79% Decrease in total Cholesterol of 30% Decrease of LDL Cholesterol of 26% Increase of HDL Cholesterol of 30% Decrease of Triglycerides of 79%

31 “I currently have more than 400 patients on Bios Life 2 ®. Bios Life 2 ® has proven to be a valuable addition in my practice in the management of all types of hyperlipidemias.” Arthur D. Hagan, M.D. F.A.C.C Bios Life 2 ® Stillwater Heart Center

32 MALE AGE 43 (PB) February 04, 2004 TRG125 TC337 GLU 86 HDL36 LDL275 VLD25 TC/HDL9.3 February 04, 2004 TRG125 TC337 GLU 86 HDL36 LDL275 VLD25 TC/HDL9.3 February 20, 2004 TRG101 TC176 GLU99 HDL39 LDL117 VLD20 TC/HDL4.5

33 Bios Life 2 ® Type II Diabetes - Adult “My glucose level went 294 to 116 in 150 days. The changes are a result of Bios Life 2 ® alone!” George Naker

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