High LDL has low risk of coronary calcium

High LDL has low risk of coronary calcium

A new a study shows that those with LDL above 190 and calcium scores of zero have a low risk for developing calcium or having a cardiac event 10 years later. While this study had nothing to do with low carb eating or hyper-responders, it does make us question the belief that all LDL above 190 is dangerous and needs aggressive treatment. Certainly we can do more and do better at risk stratifying people rather than treating everyone the same.

Read more about the study here
https://www.atherosclerosis-journal.com/article/S0021-9150(21)00139-8/fulltext

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