Siobhan Huggins

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Welcoming Debbie to CholesterolCode!

As CholesterolCode continues to grow, our ability to handle all the comments coming in has been a concern, but we didn’t want to miss the opportunity to answer the awesome questions you guys have either. Luckily, not too long ago, Low Carb San Diego happened… Introducing Debbie At Low Carb San Diego, I met Debbie …

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#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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#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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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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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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