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)
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)
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)
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)
dont forget triglycerides are also transported by albumin. i supect the chylomicrons rub off on the serum albumin in a dymanic equalibrium. Serum trigs are the stated measurment that implies its mearuring all trigs bound and unbound.