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Dec 09

December Ninth, Twenty Fifteen

  On December 9th, exactly two years ago, I received a document that would change my life forever. It was an advanced cholesterol test known as an NMR (Nuclear Magnetic Resonance). I had only taken one before that, about two weeks earlier at the end of November. That first test had put me into a depression. …

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Nov 10

Carotid Artery Update

In case you were keeping track, I’ve been getting a CIMT twice a year since starting in ’16. I just got my fourth one yesterday and was certainly curious to see what would come back. Early on in my cholesterol education I came across an article by Rakesh C. Patel, Does LDL-P Matter?. He had …

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Nov 06

Basics of Cholesterol on Low Carb – Part I

I’ve been meaning to do this for a while and I’ve finally come around to the first installment. This is to be a series of short videos (5-10m) covering topics related to cholesterol and from a very simple, layperson perspective. I’ll have several more to come as shown on the new page I’m adding for …

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Nov 01

Beyond the Lipid Hypothesis (Part 2): LDL Modification

Recap and Lingering Questions In part one of Beyond the Lipid Hypothesis, I covered the general process of plaque development, from the appearance of endogenous and exogenous pathogens, all the way up to plaque rupture and artery blockage. I studied this to truly examine the mechanisms and development of these fatty streaks and lesions that …

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Oct 23

New Adventures in Carbland – Parts II and III

As mentioned in Part I, I haven’t had the best time with this experiment. However, as I’ve said time and time again – mine is a journey of science, not of advocacy. So you might find it interesting that I’ll have a few more positive things than last time to say from Carbland… even if …

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