Category: Triglyceride

BREAKING: Our Paper on Low Carb, LDL Cholesterol, and the LMHR Phenotype is Now Available

Note from Dave: This is a guest post from Nick Norwitz on our just released LMHR paper. This post also has a live “Corrections / Clarifications” section (at bottom) which we’ll be updating as needed. We welcome and look forward to all constructive corrections and comments to our paper. Four of my colleagues and I …

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Announcement: $20,000 Donation for Lipid Triad Analysis

BREAKING: Last night I posted a tweet (see below) curious if any data scientists would be interested in querying one of the major longitudinal datasets (such as UK Biobank) on the “Lipid Triad” (high LDL-C + high HDL-C + low triglycerides) vs All Cause Mortality. To my great surprise, an anonymous donor has come forward …

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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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Open Letter to the Editor – Journal of Clinical Lipidology

On October 30th, the Journal of Clinical Lipidology published Ketogenic diets, not for everyone. It details five cases where lipid levels were substantially altered after patients adopted a low carb diet. Moreover, the case series specifically identifies us, “The Cholesterol Code Team” and points to examples of statements we have on the website. In contrast, …

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The OxLDL Replication Experiment – Findings – Part I

This experiment was conducted from August 30th to September 14th over three five day phases: a maintenance (weight stable calorie), hypocaloric (low calorie), and hypercaloric (high calorie). See OxLDL Replication Experiment Design post for further information on setup. Again, this experiment was executed with the intent replicate the prior OxLDL experiment in April of last …

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