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DEBUNKING THE MYTH: In addition to the increase in risk of heart disease, very high levels of triglycerides will also increase the risk of inflammation of the pancreas.

The 'forgotten' cholesterol

Researchers are focusing more attention on the role of triglycerides in heart disease
Mar 19, 2016 5:50 AM

BASED on current evidence, there is little doubt that cholesterol is a major cause of heart artery disease. For decades, doctors and patients alike have been talking about "bad cholesterol" (low density lipoprotein cholesterol or LDL-C) and "good cholesterol" (high density lipoprotein

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