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What is atherosclerosis linked to?

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Dr. Milton Alvis Jr
Preventive Medicine

In brief: Lipoproteins, BG, BP

Age (older worse), sex (male worse), LDL and HDL lipoprotein (fat carrying protein) particle concentrations (not cholesterol per-se), blood glucose and blood pressure, along with smoking, obesity, inactivity, living longer (it typically starts in childhood), smoking, eating process foods (esp.
High glycemic index foods), ongoing debate about fat (esp.Processed fat) in foods, etc. See nusi.Org.

In brief: Lipoproteins, BG, BP

Age (older worse), sex (male worse), LDL and HDL lipoprotein (fat carrying protein) particle concentrations (not cholesterol per-se), blood glucose and blood pressure, along with smoking, obesity, inactivity, living longer (it typically starts in childhood), smoking, eating process foods (esp.
High glycemic index foods), ongoing debate about fat (esp.Processed fat) in foods, etc. See nusi.Org.
Dr. Milton Alvis Jr
Dr. Milton Alvis Jr
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Dr. Bart Denys
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Atherosclerosis

Atherosclerosis is a fancy name for disease of the arteries: risk factors are: genetics (your parents :-)), smoking, diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, obesity.
There are other, secondary risks that are determined by specialized blood tests.

In brief: Atherosclerosis

Atherosclerosis is a fancy name for disease of the arteries: risk factors are: genetics (your parents :-)), smoking, diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, obesity.
There are other, secondary risks that are determined by specialized blood tests.
Dr. Bart Denys
Dr. Bart Denys
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