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Goodbye Cholesterol, Blood Glucose, Lipids And Triglycerides

Several months ago, a student was actually confused when his professor showed him the results of all blood parameters of a patient. Namely, he was shocked as the levels of his lipids, cholesterol, blood glucose, triglycerides and urea, were extremely high. 32 more words


Saponificable lipids have two important propierties:

  • Chemical propierty: They can make soaps.
  • Physical propierty: They form micelles in water.

Here some videos about soap action in lipids. 6 more words

1r BATX Biologia

October 31-November 4

In molecular biology on Monday and Wednesday, Dr. Peng lectured about translation in prokaryotes and eukaryotes. He discussed the structure of tRNAs as well as tRNA charging by class I and class II aminoacyl-tRNA synthetases. 130 more words

Statins May Benefit At-Risk Patients with Normal Lipid Levels

In patients with normal lipid levels, rosuvastatin provides a small reduction in CV events (HOPE-3)

Clinical Question:
In older adults with at least one cardiovascular risk factor but no known cardiovascular… 111 more words

Pharmacology / Meds

Organic Molecules

This week we talked about different types of organic molecules. This was defiantly the hardest week so far. We learned how to identify different types of organic molecules, identify distinguishing features of each class of molecules and when given a molecule we learned to assign  class. 244 more words

Moderate Wine Consumption May Have Positive Cardiometabolic Effects

Background:  many observational studies have shown that moderate EtOH drinkers have lower incidence of T2DM and CVD cf non- or heavy drinkers.

n = 224 Israeli adults, ages 40-75 with T2DM… 112 more words

Evidence-Based Medicine

Higher Mortality with Lower Cholesterol Numbers

From HippoEd’s Primary Care RAP:

This study found a 22% higher risk of death for each 30 mg/dL (0.78 mmol/L) reduction in serum cholesterol.

  • Ramsden CE, et al.

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Family Medicine/Pearls