Tag Archives: Low-density lipoprotein

Chest Pain – Part 1 – angina


By Julian Booker, MD Chest pain is one of the most frightening symptoms that a person can experience. The problem is that not all chest pain is dangerous and not all chest pains are created equal. Some chest pain such … Continue reading

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Diabetes and my heart


                                                                                                 By Julian Booker, MD When I am in clinic, there are very few things that drive me crazier than trying to impress upon a patient the importance of managing their cardiovascular risk. Once a patient has a heart attack … Continue reading

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High Cholesterol – Part 1 – Do you really need a statin?


By Julian Booker, MD Statistics tell a story about groups of patients, not a single patient (you). What statistics can do is provide your physician with information about what therapies will probably be helpful for you. These statistics help your … Continue reading

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Triglycerides and my heart


By Julian Booker, MD Triglycerides are a type of fat found in your blood. Excess triglycerides are then stored in fat cells throughout your body. If you eat too many calories, it is a good bet that those extra calories … Continue reading

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