Gregory Pokrywka MD FACP FNLA FASPC NCMPFollow
Passionate Lipidologist, Nonbeliever, SKEPTIC outdoorsy, SEA-kayaker. Clinical Lipid Specialist. Tweets/ Retweets do not represent medical advice.
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Apolipoprotein C-III reduction in subjects with moderate hypertriglyceridaemia and at high cardiovascular risk | European Heart Journal | Oxford Academic https://academic.oup.com/eurheartj/advance-article/doi/10.1093/eurheartj/ehab820/6506552?utm_medium=Email&utm_source=&utm_campaign=ESC+-+Newsletter+-+week+03+edited
Thank you @Drlipid for sharing our exciting news! https://twitter.com/Drlipid/status/1468406126756646915
Big news - With the incorporation of Lp(a) the fabulous FH Foundation is now the Family Heart Foundation! They have a new logo and an updated website with more information about Lp(a) along with FH. Check it out at https://thefhfoundation.org/
“Myocarditis: COVID-19 Is a Much Bigger Risk to the Heart than Vaccination - via @ConversationUS - https://bit.ly/3tHslk7
#COVID19 #covidvaccine #vaxnews #vaccines #vaccineswork #covid19vaccines #COVID19vaccine #vaccination
A 21 day crossover study of 16 obese women finds eating high amounts of fish & cheese is better than a Mediterranean diet (30% vs 20% protein) at controlling fasting insulin and glucose levels https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/34959931/
Glenn Beck is a millionaire who could have gotten the vaccine free but instead chose to get covid twice with all of the complications that come with it entering his lungs.
I have no sympathy.
7 things you can do to prevent a stroke - Harvard Health https://www.health.harvard.edu/womens-health/8-things-you-can-do-to-prevent-a-stroke
#DYK exercise is a stroke reducer? While you’re setting your goals for the new year, make sure you’re including exercise at least five days a week. Learn more: http://bit.ly/3s6xth1 #RethinkCVRisk
#health #excercise #stroke
A new year shouldn't mean new medicine for patients. Learn more: https://bit.ly/2T9mpA6 #NoBigDeal #StopTheSwitch
Because I skip 1-2 meals most days, and eat a mainly sugar-free diet, my liver is trained and easily and steadily takes care of my glucose needs, in a process called gluconeogenesis. It’s way smarter than my eyes and mouth 😉 10/n
Reducing spikes in blood glucose is considered healthy in the long run. In mice, the drug Acarbose blunts the spike & they live 4-17% longer 🐭 Consider eating some protein before carbs, reduce sugar and avoid high “GI” foods like rice and bread. Refs + more info👇
Omicron Variant May Help Beat Delta, Study Suggests - The New York Times https://www.nytimes.com/2021/12/28/health/covid-omicron-antibodies-delta.html
E.O. Wilson, a Pioneer of Evolutionary Biology, Dies at 92 - The New York Times https://www.nytimes.com/2021/12/27/science/eo-wilson-dead.html
Vaccines Prevent Severe Disease From Omicron, New Studies Say - The New York Times https://www.nytimes.com/2021/12/15/health/omicron-vaccine-severe-disease.html
The New COVID-19 Pill, Paxlovid, Interacts with Many Medications: Cardiac Patients Take Note – The Skeptical Cardiologist https://theskepticalcardiologist.com/2022/01/07/the-new-covid-19-pill-paxlovid-interacts-with-many-medications-cardiac-patients-take-note/
How To Achieve The “New Normal” Life With COVID-19 – The Skeptical Cardiologist https://theskepticalcardiologist.com/2022/01/08/how-to-achieve-the-new-normal-life-with-covid-19/
Reminder: THERE IS NO LAB TEST called LDL. LDL refers to a heterogenous group of the lipoprotein family defined by a specific density range. LDL-C IS NOT A LIPOPROTEIN but rather a lab metric that provides the collective cholesterol cargo of all LDLs per unit volume @society_eas3
Do Hangover Cures Like Cheers Really Work? – The Skeptical Cardiologist https://theskepticalcardiologist.com/2022/01/01/do-hangover-cures-like-cheers-really-work/
There Are Now 2 New COVID Antivirals. Which One's For You? | American Council on Science and Health https://www.acsh.org/news/2021/12/30/there-are-now-2-new-covid-antivirals-which-ones-you-16026
Tracking the New Outpatient Treatments For COVID-19 in Early 2022: We Have an Effective Pill! – The Skeptical Cardiologist https://theskepticalcardiologist.com/2022/01/05/tracking-the-new-outpatient-treatments-for-covid-19-in-early-2022-we-have-an-effective-pill/
The National Lipid Association sends you warm wishes for a bright and prosperous New Year! 🍾🎆 #NewYear #2022
Scientists Have Taught Spinach to Send Emails. It Doesn't Involve a Computer https://www.news18.com/amp/news/buzz/scientists-have-taught-spinach-to-send-emails-it-doesnt-involve-a-computer-3378653.html
After a #COVID19 vaccine, non-serious side effects, like arm pain or brief tiredness are common and a sign that your child’s body is building protection against COVID-19 illness. Everyone ages 5 years and older should get vaccinated as soon as possible. https://bit.ly/MMWR705152a1
HeartHealth Tip of the Day:
Enjoyment of a hobby is associated with an 8-fold lower risk of future cardiovascular events such as heart attack or stroke due to improvement in vascular health.
Good Morning #RavensFlock
“Struggle creates strength. When you go through hardship and decide not to give up, this is strength” Mahatma Gandhi 💜
Do not use your energy to worry. Use your energy to believe, to create, to learn, to think and to grow.
We're grateful for vaccines. We're grateful for everyone working hard & taking steps to keep our communities safe. Merry Christmas from all of us at Vaccinate Your Family. Have a safe, healthy, merry Christmas! 💚 ❤️
FDA Approves Inclisiran, a Twice-Yearly Injection to Lower LDL Levels | http://tctmd.com https://www.tctmd.com/news/fda-approves-inclisiran-twice-yearly-injection-lower-ldl-levels