Category Archive: Cholesterol

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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Aug 12

Blood Testing Drive in Low Carb Houston

We’re doing a #BloodTestingDrive at Low Carb Houston where people can have their labs taken right there at the conference. Appointments will span the mornings of Thursday and Friday, and as always, we recommend being 12-14 hours fasted before the blood draw. Register at HoustonBloodDraw.com Nadir and I discuss the blood testing on location, how …

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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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Jun 13

New Report Tool Launched

Consider this our open beta for the new Report Tool. Feel free to try it out yourself and comment in your report down below. Also, let us know any/all issues or bugs you may encounter. Please remember we have limited bandwidth to develop this, so we can’t typically do feature requests. Thanks!

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