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13 Major Risk Factors • Types of lipoproteins - cholesterol carries in blood • VLDL - very low density lipoproteins – shuttle cholesterol and fat to tissue • LDL - if excess cholesterol – deposited in arterial walls
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Unformatted text preview: – atherosclerosis progresses • HDL - good cholesterol – shuttles unused cholesterol back to liver – Recommended levels for health in Table 11-2 – Testing recommend every five years in adults...
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