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Low HDL cholesterol levels put you at risk of dementia by VidyaSury Facebook Posted Mon 14 Jul 2008 12:00am Each time you go for a medical test - you are so concerned about your 'bad' cholesterol levels that the 'good' cholesterol levels take a backseat. What is important to note is that if your 'good' or HDL cholesterol is lower than it should be, you could increase your risk of memory loss and dementia - and clinical studies have proved it. So, t ... Read on »
Low HDL makes Dr. Friedewald a liar by Dr. William D. Medical Doctor Posted Tue 26 Aug 2008 4:17pm There's a $22 billion industry based on treating LDL cholesterol, a fictitious number. LDL cholesterol is calculated from the following equation: LDL cholesterol = Total cholesterol - HDL cholesterol - triglycerides/5 So when your doctor tells you that your LDL cholesterol is X, 99% of the time it has been calculated ... Read on »
Low-carb diet better than low-fat for HDL cholesterol at 2 years by Dr. John Z. Medical Doctor Posted Mon 16 Aug 2010 12:00am - The effectiveness of a low-carbohydrate diet versus a low-fat diet for weight loss have been frequently debated. According to a new study published in Annals of Internal Medicine, both diets produce identical weight loss when co ... Read on »
Am I Health Literate?... Do low levels of HDL and HL correlate? by totalhealth Posted Tue 17 May 2011 3:04pm As defined by Wikipaedia, Health literacy is an individual's ability to read, understand and use healthcare information to make decisions and follow instructions for treatment. The quoted studies reveal that up to half of patients cannot understand basic healthcare information. Low health literacy reduces the success of treatment and increases th ... Read on »
Low Levels Of HDL May Increase Memory Loss by Michael S. Patient Expert Posted Wed 02 Jul 2008 5:03pm A recent study has shown that there may be a link between low levels of HDL (“good”) cholesterol and memory loss. The researchers measured HDL cholesterol levels and gave short-term verbal memory tests to 3,673 British civil servants, with 25% being women, between 1995 and 1997 and again between 2002 and 2004.  Participants whose HDL levels de ... Read on »
Ways to raise your HDL (good cholesterol) by Korkut V. Posted Wed 20 Jan 2010 9:32am High-density lipoprotein (HDL) is one of the five major groups of lipoproteins that enable lipids like cholesterol and triglycerides to be transported within the water-based bloodstream. It is hypothesized that HDL can remove cholesterol from atheroma within arteries and transport it back to the liver for excretion or re-utilization, which ... Read on »
Information about cholesterol - HDL and LDL by franklinb Posted Wed 24 Jun 2009 7:01pm LDL cholesterol is bad - HDL cholesterol is good - well anyway, at certain levels either can be a concern for health. Here is some information about the subject. Over 100 million Americans currently suffer from elevated cholesterol levels, or those with total cholesterol blood values of greater than 240mg/dL of blood. This number is expected t ... Read on »
10 Ways to Raise Your HDL by LetsTalkAndWalk Posted Mon 04 Mar 2013 7:10am Hello and Happy Monday! Are you ready for the first full week of March? How was your weekend? I had a fabulous dinner with hubby and friends on Friday, mother/daughter shopping on Saturday, and catch up and relaxation on Sunday. I am ready to start this week strong! Some exciting things happening with my full-time job, lots of health ... Read on »
HDL cholesterol efflux capacity better lab test than HDL level by Dr. John Z. Medical Doctor Posted Sat 05 Feb 2011 12:00am The discovery that high levels of high-density lipoprotein HDL cholesterol (the “good cholesterol”) are associated with reduced cardiovascular risk has fostered intensive research to modify HDL levels for therapeutic gain. However, recent findi ... Read on »
Control Insulin (Part Two) by Dr. B G Doctor of Pharmacy Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 2:21pm Briefly, the history of insulin and its relationship to atherosclerosis: Stout RW. Insulin and atheroma. 20-yr perspective. Diabetes Care. 1990 Jun;13(6):631-54. Review. PMID: 2192848 Department of Geriatric Medicine, Queen's University of Belfast, Northern Ireland. Many clinical studies have shown an increased insulin response to ... Read on »