Lipid Luminations

The Life and Times of LDL Cholesterol

September 29, 201513 min
Host: Harold Bays, MD, FNLA

Dr. Harold Bays welcomes Dr, Alan Remaley, clinical pathologist and Section Chief of the Lipoprotein Metabolism Section in the Cardiopulmonary Branch of the National Heart Lung, and Blood Institute in Bethesda, MD. Their discussion centers on LDL cholesterol from a variety of little-known aspects: its history as a biomarker for disease status, the ways in which it gets specifically measured, and the rise of lipid-altering pharmacotherapies to combat excessive LDL levels. Supported by an Educational Grant from AstraZeneca.

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