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Lipoproteins – LDL-P

Diseases

Measuring cardiovascular disease risk and the importance of apoB

Millions of Americans schedule an annual physical health examination. During their visit, many can expect to get their blood drawn for a standard lipid panel, which ultimately provides the patient with a readout of total cholesterol (TC), high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C), low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C), and triglycerides (TGs). What virtually nobody among them will get is…

Cholesterol

#21 – Tom Dayspring, M.D., FACP, FNLA – Part II of V: Lipid metrics, lipid measurements, and cholesterol regulation

“If you learn nothing else today, the first thing is, lipids, for the most part, go nowhere in the human body unless they’re a passenger inside a lipoprotein.” –Tom Dayspring

Cholesterol

#19 – Dave Feldman: stress testing the lipid energy model

“I am on a journey of science, not of advocacy: I’m going to be quite a skeptic.”  —Dave Feldman

Cholesterol

Transcript — The Drive — Dave Feldman

Transcript of episode 19 of The Drive with Peter Attia, released October 8, 2018.

Cholesterol

#07 – Deep Dive: Lp(a) — what every doctor, and the 10-20% of the population at risk, needs to know

“Elevated Lp(a) may have conferred a survival advantage for most of human history: a better ability to deal with acute trauma, but possibly at the expense of poor handling of chronic damage. In today’s environment, for many people, that’s not an advantage.” —Peter Attia

Diseases

When does heart disease begin (and what this tells us about prevention)?

Before I get into this post I want to lay a few things out.

Personal

Random finding (plus pi)

The best part of parenting (so far)? Helping your kids overcome things you struggled with. It’s at least in the top 5.

Cholesterol

The straight dope on cholesterol – Part IX

In this post we’ll address the following concept: What should you eat to have the greatest chance of delaying the arrival of cardiovascular disease?

Cholesterol

The straight dope on cholesterol – Part VIII

In this post we’ll double-click on a paper covering cholesterol and heart disease risk factors.

Cholesterol

The straight dope on cholesterol – Part VII

In this post we’ll address the following concept: Does “HDL” matter after all?

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