Cure Help Featured Video Dyslipidemia: What to know about Cholesterol and Triglycerides levels
Stay Healthy! Dyslipidemia is common, and involves perturbed levels of one or more lipids or lipoproteins. In this module, we focus on high LDL, low HDL, and high triglycerides. It is important to understand the treatment of dyslipidemia since high cholesterol can accelerate atherosclerosis, increasing the risk of coronary heart disease and stroke. Additionally, high triglycerides levels (greater than 10 mmol/L) may lead to acute pancreatitis.
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Cardiology – Dyslipidemia: Cholesterol and Triglycerides
Whiteboard Animation Transcript
with Rob Hegele, MD, FRCPC, FACP
Cholesterol and triglycerides are essential lipids that are carried within lipoproteins in order to become soluble in aqueous plasma. Cholesterol is carried in LDL and HDL particles, while triglycerides are carried in chylomicron and VLDL particles. Dyslipidemia is defined as abnormal levels of one or…
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