Category Archive: Cholesterol

Oct 29

Help Us Fund the Lean Mass Hyper-responder Measurement Project

Click here to support the project Greetings everyone, On Friday at Low Carb Houston, I announced the launch of the Citizen Science Foundation, a vehicle for helping us privately raise funds for its central endeavor, the Lean Mass Hyper-responder Measurement Project. The Lean Mass Hyper-responder (LMHR) phenotype is a strong profile to test the lipid …

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Sep 25

#BloodTestingDrive Sign Up for Low Carb Houston

At the upcoming conference, Low Carb Houston, on October 24-26th we’ll be hosting a blood testing drive where anyone can get their blood taken right there on site for a comprehensive set of tests: C-Peptide CBC With Differential/Platelet Comp. Metabolic Panel (14) Fatty Acids, Free (Nonesterified) Ferritin, Serum GGT Glucagon Hemoglobin A1c High sensitivity C-Reactive …

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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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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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