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How well established is the connection between insulin resistance and CVD?

I am trying and failing to understand the topic of good and bad cholesterol and how it relates to diet. It is still common wisdom, that LDL is to blame for artery calcification and resulting coronary ...
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Does Cholesterol Measurement vary throughout the day?

If cholesterol is mostly produced at night, is there any evidence on whether or not cholesterol tests (TC, LDL, HDL, etc) done early in the morning produce different results compared to doing them ...
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Should high triglyceride level in blood be treated to prevent heart disease?

My question is whether triglyceride levels in the 'high' range (200-500 mg/dl) are a risk factor for heart disease. There are different lipids in blood and high LDL cholesterol level in blood needs ...
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Is there a relationship between vitamin D levels and cholesterol?

I've been trying to read up on high cholesterol and there is a lot of information out there about it. In addition to "don't eat fatty foods" and "exercise more," there are some ...
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