Category Archives: LDL particle number

Letter from the insurance company

Claudia got this letter from her health insurance company: Dear Ms. ——, Based on a recent review of your cholesterol panel of January 12, 2011, we feel that you should strongly consider speaking to your doctor about cholesterol treatment. Reducing … Continue reading

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To B or not to B

Apoprotein B (apo B) is the principle protein that resides in LDL particles along with other proteins, phospholipids, triglycerides, and, of course, cholesterol. There’s a curious thing about apo B. Just like one child per family in China or one … Continue reading

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