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Cholesterol

Cholesterol is one of the most important molecules in the human body and is most commonly known for the role it plays in atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD) — the number one killer in the developed world.

Below is a collection of content that goes into great depth about cholesterol, the role cholesterol plays with respect to heart disease, why there is no ‘good’ or ‘bad’ cholesterol, and why apoB is actually a superior metric for assessing CVD risk over cholesterol.

When CAC Tests Are Useful and When They Are Not

This video clip is from episode #185 – Allan Sniderman, M.D.: Cardiovascular disease and why we should change the way we…

Peter on why early prevention of atherosclerosis is critical

This video clip is from episode #185 – Allan Sniderman, M.D.: Cardiovascular disease and why we should change the way we…

Preventing Atherosclerosis: 2 Fatal Flaws with the “10 Year Risk” Approach

This video clip is from episode #185 – Allan Sniderman, M.D.: Cardiovascular disease and why we should change the way…

Peter on how early and aggressive lowering of apoB could change the course of ASCVD

This audio clip is from episode #202 – Peter on nutrition, disease prevention, sleep, and more, originally released on April…

Low LDL cholesterol and neural development

Why LDL-lowering treatments don’t pit head against heart

#185 – Allan Sniderman, M.D.: Cardiovascular disease and why we should change the way we assess risk

If we’re still saying the same things we said 30 years ago, it could be a problem because we should have learned how to say it better, more accurately.” —Allan Sniderman

Early risk assessment markers to delay cardiovascular disease

Identifying risk decades before disease manifests

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