Cholesterol Hypothesis Keys Equation and Key Concepts for New Interpretations

Cholesterol hypothesis, Keys' equation and key concepts Observations and questions on the relationship of dietary lipids, TC and CHD Cholesterol crystal deposits are found in atherosclerotic plaques Yes, but whether they are the cause or effect (consequence) of disease is not known. Positive correlations are noted between the TC and CHD events Yes, in some populations, but not all CHD events differ approx. 4- to 8-fold at the same TC value High LDL-C is often associated with more severe...