Lipoproteins

Lipoproteins

Lipoproteins Questions

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by 538 · 36 minutes ago

To be thorough, some background. 25 yr old male 5'9" 173 lbs Athletic, very active <= 10% bodyfat (by caliper, for whatever it's worth) Low carb high fat/ paleo/ primal (ish) for about 3 months now Very high (>100 mg/dl) lipoprotien(a) levels... (more)

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kev_1 0 · September 06, 2012 at 8:25 PM

They calculate the LDL with a formula: LDL = TC - HDL - 0.2*TC 113 = 193 - 65 - 0.2*76 = 111,8 (not exact because the values of the test are not exact) While the triglyceride and total cholesterol values are exact, the HDL value is an... (more)

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by 681 · about 1 hour ago

At a molecular level, what is the difference difference between small dense and large buoyant LDL? Is it simply that large buoyant LDL is bigger and contains more cholesterol than small dense LDL? Are they both produced that way by the liver, or... (more)

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GurlzLuvSteak 0 · May 26, 2012 at 1:27 PM

Go read Dr. Peter Attia's 5 part discussion of the different forms of these particles - of which there are many! - at his blog, waroninsulin.com. You'll know more about lipids than your doctor. Also go to lecturepad.org and listen to Dr. Dayspring... (more)

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by 10 · October 28, 2014 at 3:25 AM

Hi everyone. Quick question that keeps bugging me: I have been looking around for this quite a while but could not find a conclusive answer. My biochemistry textbook mentions the only way triglycerides get into the blood are via lipoproteins and... (more)

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Dangph 0 · May 25, 2012 at 5:03 PM

I don't think there can be free triglycerides in the blood as they are not water soluble. They would coalesce. They have to be packaged up in lipoproteins to be transported in the blood. I think that triglycerides in the blood are inside... (more)

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