ERRORS FROM TC/HDL C RATIO RISKS VASCULAR DISEASE – (07-17-06)

Errors that result from using the TC/HDL C ratio rather than the apoB/apoA-I ratio to identify the lipoprotein-related risk of vascular disease

Wow. Sometimes we really hit articles that remind us how far we can fall behind in the research. Most physicians are still blissfully making clinical decisions based entirely on total cholesterol. Some even take HDL into account. Smaller still are the physicians recognizing the risk that triglycerides/HDL ratio play. So, while most physicians are decades behind using tri/HDL ratios, research is finding that apoB/apo A-1 ratios are much, much stronger at predicting CVD risk. Just when mainstream medicine might have been catching up…

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