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Lipids: Cholesterol

Dr. Maria Lopes-Virella, an expert in diabetes and lipidology, explains what lipids are and why they are important for cell functioning, pointing out, however, the danger of excess lipids in the body. Dr. Lopes-Virella elaborates on lipids, describing the differing roles of distinct lipid types. She focuses on cholesterol, explaining the meaning of cholesterol measures and discussing the use of statins to treat cholesterol problems.


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