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Welcome back to The Optimization Academy with Dr. Greg Jones where I interview some of my favorite innovators in Medicine, Health, Fitness, and Beyond!

I’m excited to welcome back Dr Paul Anderson as we discuss the ins and outs of of cholesterol and lipid labs. Understand what these numbers really mean for your health and how they can guide your wellness journey.

Dr. Anderson is an esteemed educator and clinician in integrative and naturopathic medicine, focusing on complex infectious, chronic, and oncologic illnesses. With over three decades of clinical experience. He founded Advanced Medical Therapies in Seattle, Washington, for cancer and chronic diseases and still collaborated with various clinics and hospitals. held positions at multiple medical schools, including Professor of Pharmacology and Clinical Medicine at Bastyr University. He has authored several books and articles and is actively involved in continuing medical education through online platforms and conferences.

In Part 1 we are discussing the following topics and more:

  • Understanding the Basic Cholesterol Panel
  • Good vs. Bad Cholesterol
  • The importance of LDL-P
  • Why do we need to fast for cholesterol labs?
  • Why aren’t detailed cholesterol labs ran on every patient?
  • Why is OxLDL important?
  • What is Lp-PLA2 and Lp(a)?

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