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    triglycerides and HDL not important?
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    jc3737 posted:
    Which factors are important in heart disease?

    Apparently not trigylcerides or HDL.

    http://circgenetics.ahajournals.org/content/6/1/63.long
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    jc3737 responded:
    "Conclusions—Our findings confirm a causal relationship between low-density lipoprotein cholesterol and CIMT but not with HDL-C and TGs. At present, the suitability of CIMT as a surrogate marker in trials of cardiovascular therapies targeting HDL-C and TGs is questionable and requires further study."


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