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Flashcards in Case-Based Review of Lipid Metabolism Deck (12):
1

True or false: fat oxidation precedes carbohydrate oxidation as exercise intensity increases.

True

2

Geranyl is an intermediate in the synthesis of ____________.

cholesterol

3

True or false: thyroid hormone comes from cholesterol.

False.

4

The two cases that warrant high-intensity statins are _____________.

ASCVD and LDL greater than 190

5

The main difference between moderate and moderate/high intensity statins is ___________.

presence of diabetes indicates moderate/high, while no diabetes but 7.5% CVD risk indicates moderate

6

ABCA1 defects present with ______ HDL.

low

7

Lipoprotein lipase defects present with __________.

sky-high triglycerides

8

Equally elevated triglycerides and LDL suggest a disorder that might present with what physical exam finding?

Xanthomas (being ApoE defect, which leads to inability to retrieve IDLs)

9

True or false: saturated fat is more likely to induce atherosclerosis than trans fat.

False. Trans fat is worse.

10

The Mediterranean diet has been shown to reduce risk of developing ___________.

CVD and diabetes

11

What is the DPP diet?

The diabetes prevention program diet: a low-fat, calorie restricted diet shown to prevent diabetes

12

What kinds of studies have shown that lower saturated fats decrease risk of CVD?

Randomized controlled trials

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