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May 18

Beyond the Lipid Hypothesis (Part 3): What’s Insulin Got to Do With It?

It Began With a Question… In the two previous parts of this series I covered what I had learned about how foam cell and plaque formation occur, and the process and circumstances of LDL modification. Throughout learning and writing about those topics I kept thinking about Ivor Cummins’ presentation, in which he discussed insulin’s role …

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May 11

Top Ten Lipid Related Studies

Note from Dave– For the record, Siobhan reads many more studies than I do — and probably you too. This is why I call her our Senior Researcher here at CC. So I asked if she had to narrow down a “Top 10” list for our readers, and as always, she did not disappoint. Enjoy!   …

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May 05

Weight Gain Experiment – Progress Update

Before getting started, let me again emphasize that I highly discourage anyone else doing this experiment. As I’ve warned both here on the blog and on YouTube, this experiment has both short and long-term risks. In order to gain weight, I’m inducing a constant state of heightened insulin (duh!) to accumulate fat. Patrons –> I have an …

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Apr 16

The Next Chapter

Something amazing has happened. For the first time in two and a half years, I won’t be running a deficit with this research. In other words, funding from individuals has now reached a point where I won’t need to draw from my savings next month. I should be able to cover my expenses — including …

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Mar 26

Who Gets 67 C-Reactive Protein Tests? I do!

  My very first C-Reactive Protein test was from a blood draw taken November 20th, 2015. It was in bold and made clear I was in deep, deep trouble. Here were the reference ranges: My score? 14.3!!! Ironically, this was also when I got my first NMR as well. After some panicky message passing to …

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