Category Archive: Cholesterol Science Show

Nov 23

#CholesterolScience with Kevin Bass

Many of you who follow my work know I actively pursue challenge. Part of that process of engagement is in initiating contact with people who may not only disagree with me — but might be very polarizing for many in the low carb community. Certainly Kevin Bass fits this description. I had booked Kevin for …

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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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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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Jan 09

#CholesterolScience Show – With Dr. David Diamond

0:00 Intro 0:30 David Diamond’s health and history – how did he get to where he is now? 3:22 Dr. Diamond’s previous research involving stress and nutrition, and further investigation of the impacts of a “high fat” versus “ketogenic” diet Study mentioned: Combination of high fat diet and chronic stress retracts hippocampal dendrites.S 6:00 Further investigation into Dr. Diamond’s high triglycerides …

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