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Size does matter: LDL particle size (and number)

So it turns out that the answer to the age old question “Does size matter?” is YES!

Lipids like cholesterol and triglycerides need to be transported from where they are absorbed or made to where they can be stored or metabolized. 751 more words


Bite Into a Healthy Lifestyle – Eat Healthy Fat!

I love learning new things, especially when there is much confusion surrounds the topic (thanks pop culture). To help us out, our registered dietitian, Laura Dudley has provided a great guide to knowing what fats to consume, and what to avoid: 633 more words

Healthy Life

PCSK9 Inhibitors: A New Class in Cholesterol-Lowering Drug Therapy

Recently, a new, investigational class of cholesterol-lowering medications has shown to be effective in lowering serum LDL cholesterol levels. Evolocumab and alirocumab are two medications under this class and their effectiveness has been investigated and demonstrated in three clinical trials presented at the Annual Meeting of the American College of Cardiology and published in the… 150 more words

Disease States/Conditions

What is HDL and LDL?

HDL (high-density lipoprotein) cholesterol is a lipid protein complex found in human blood circulation. HDL molecules are produced by liver.

HDL removes bad cholesterol (also known as LDL, ie low-density lipoprotein) from the blood circulation and from the internal layer of artery and dumps it into the liver, where it’s broken down and finally excreted from the body. 188 more words


Health screenings at the library

Free Health Screenings
Friday, March 13, 9am -11:30pm
Harrisonville Branch, Cass County Public Library
400 E Mechanic, Harrisonville, MO

Cass Regional Medical Center will be at the Harrisonville library this Friday to offer free health screenings to library patrons. 74 more words

Programs And Events

The Police' Liverpool Direct & One Connect Lancashire

I have just come back from being interviewed by the Police about Liverpool Direct Ltd and One Connect Lancashire with a greater emphasis on the former. 1,244 more words


My triglycerides are high. Should I be worried and what can I do to decrease them?

Triglycerides are fats in the blood. They are directly measured in a standard lipid panel that your doctor runs on your annual visit. A healthy triglyceride level is less than 100. 231 more words