Cardiovascular Disease: Hypercholesterolemia and Other Risk Factors

September 13, 2010

Dr. Maria Lopes-Virella discusses desirable levels of various lipids in the body, including HDL, LDL, vLDL, and triglycerides.

Dr. Maria Lopes-Virella, an expert in diabetes and lipidology, discusses desirable levels of various lipids in the body, including HDL, LDL, vLDL, and triglycerides. She explains how these numbers vary from individual to individual. In addition to hypercholesterolemia — high cholesterol – she explains some of the other risk factors for cardiovascular disease, including diabetes, depression, stress, and lack of exercise in this heart podcast.

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