Category: Cholesterol

THE LEAN MASS HYPER-RESPONDER STUDY LAUNCHES TODAY

The Citizen Science Foundation is proud to announce the launch of the Lean Mass Hyper-responder study, effective immediately. This research will be conducted in partnership with the Lundquist Institute for Biomedical Innovation at Harbor-UCLA. For official details, eligibility criteria, and how to join, please visit: CitizenScienceFoundation.org/study

One Last Step

One of the challenges in this IRB process is that we don’t have a lot of latitude to give regular updates on it as it unfolds. Under most normal circumstances, aspects of the protocol draft and review, legal and liability considerations, and even the stages of approval are kept quiet until formal announcement and start …

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For Medical Professionals (Part I): Hyper-responders and the Lipid Triad

In recent months, there has been a growing focus in Lipidology on the phenomenon of high cholesterol levels for those going on a low carb diet. In particular, there have been recent case series published in the Journal of Clinical Lipidology discussing this specifically. This increased interest is certainly welcome, and we definitely advocate for …

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How to Lower Your LDL Cholesterol when Low Carb (if that’s your thing)

Note from Dave – this post is actually a complete “unroll” of my Nov 2019 twitter thread. We’ve linked it many, many times and thus Siobhan rightfully pointed out I should just place it in CC as its own post. As always — and with emphasis — this is not medical advice.

Own Your Labs has Arrived

For almost a year now Own Your Labs (OYL) has been in a kind of “Soft Launch”. It originated from our efforts to gather anonymized data such as through our #BloodTestingDrive at several conferences. Put simply, we’ve sought to (1) get people easier access to bloodwork, and (2) promote greater open science by putting together …

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