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Synonyms for LDL

a lipoprotein that transports cholesterol in the blood

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In this study the Model generated results supporting the use of LDL particle information to guide statin therapy for patients at high risk of cardiovascular events, including individuals with diabetes or coronary heart disease.
Researchers also observed that the avocado diet significantly lowered small, dense LDL cholesterol (a more atherogenic subclass of LDL) and oxidized LDL (atherogenic modified LDL particle).
He presented a retrospective, nonrandomized analysis of 705 patients with coronary heart disease or a CHD equivalent who were placed on lipid-lowering therapy aimed at lowering their LDL particle number to less than 1,000 nmol/L and were then followed for 3 years.
While antioxidants appeared to reduce the effects of LDL damage in male endothelial cells, the same effect was not observed in female endothelial cells.
Non- HDL has been recognized to be superior over LDL for measuring risks for vascular events.
As well as running the city's benefits service LDL is currently bidding for contracts to process other councils' benefits and council tax claims.
Efficacy and safety of more intensive lowering of LDL cholesterol: a meta-analysis of data from 170,000 participants in 26 randomised trials.
Just modifying your diet may be all you need to do to make less "bad" and "worse" LDL.
When the LDL attaches to artery walls it forms 'fatty' plaques' that cause coronary heart disease (CHD) which claims more than 80,000 lives every year.
Even as LDL receptors remove LDL from the blood, the PCSK9 protein acts as a brake on that process, he said.
2] Nonstandard abbreviations: LDL-C, LDL cholesterol; LDLR, LDL receptor; SREBP-2, sterol regulator element-binding protein 2; JUPITER, Justification for Use of Statins in Prevention: an Intervention Trial Evaluating Rosuvastatin (trial).
Testosterone is therefore a potent stimulator of hepatic lipase activity, decreasing HDL-C, HDL(2), and HDL(3) as well as increasing LDL particle density changes, all associated with increased cardiovascular risk.
The event rates "go down, down, down," as patients near what has been proposed as the true "physiologic" LDL serum level, about 25 mg/ dL, Dr.
The researchers concluded that substituting walnuts for part of the monounsaturated fat in a cholesterol-lowering Mediterranean diet further reduced total and LDL cholesterol levels in men and women with high cholesterol.