Siobhan Huggins

Author's details

Name: Siobhan Huggins
Date registered: August 10, 2017

Latest posts

  1. #CholesterolScience Show – With Ethan Weiss, MD — August 20, 2019
  2. #CholesterolScience Show – With Nathan Owens and Nick Andre — August 19, 2019
  3. Intervention Change – Maximum Carb Overdrive — July 11, 2019
  4. Experiment Design – Lp(a) vs Carbs — July 2, 2019
  5. Lipoprotein Power – LDL and the Immune System — June 21, 2019

Most commented posts

  1. Guest Post – Impact of Coffee on Triglycerides — 126 comments
  2. Beyond the Lipid Hypothesis (Part 1): Plaque Development — 99 comments
  3. The Big Deal About Lipoprotein(a) — 68 comments
  4. Lab Testing Guide 2.0 — 36 comments
  5. Lipoprotein Power – LDL and the Immune System — 30 comments

Author's posts listings

Aug 20

#CholesterolScience Show – With Ethan Weiss, MD

0:00 Intro and Ethan’s background 3:33 Cholesterol Skeptics and Concerned Medical Professionals – meeting in the middle. 8:20 How many patients does Ethan feel reach a decent level of knowledge about lipidology and cardiology? 10:15 Navigating the discussion on the benefits/risks of lipid changes from diet 17:15 When cholesterol is elevated for a metabolic reason …

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Aug 19

#CholesterolScience Show – With Nathan Owens and Nick Andre

0:00 Introductions 1:30 The Innate immune system and the adaptive immune system – what’s the difference? 3:25 The innate immune system and bacteria 8:00 How does immunity relate to atherosclerosis? 13:34 A link between atherosclerosis and diabetes/autoimmune diseases? 16:35 Absorption in the gut, and intestinal permeability 22:10 Nick and Nathan’s hypothesis 24:30 Dave’s thoughts on …

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Jun 21

Lipoprotein Power – LDL and the Immune System

If one were to hear the words “lipoprotein” or “cholesterol” in a sentence, it might be expected that the next words would be “heart disease”, or “diabetes” or “metabolic syndrome”. However, while working alongside Dave and digging deeper into research on the lipid system, I found that surprisingly the next words were sometimes “infection” or …

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Jan 23

Guest Post – Impact of Coffee on Triglycerides

Note from Dave: Sean is a prolific member of the LMHR Facebook Group and I was keen to share this remarkable experiment with you all as a guest post here. Enjoy! My name is Sean Brennan and I have been on a ketogenic diet for 14 months now, beginning on Thanksgiving of 2017.  It has …

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Jan 16

#CholesterolScience Show – With Dr. Peter Lansberg

0:00 Intro 0:26 Peter’s background and history with lipid research Term used: Familial Hypercholesterolemia (“FH”) is a cluster of genetic abnormalities that result in high total or LDL cholesterol. If someone has Heterozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia it means they got a copy of an FH gene from one parent only. If they have Homozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia, …

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