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27 Feb 2004

Cholesterol and homocysteine
The opinion on this website seems to be that cholesterol is, at least, a very prominant factor in heart disease. What about homocysteine? Is it to early to "choose" between the two?

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01 Jan 0001

Stef, the website doesn’t have much of an opinion, but my opinion is that LDL cholesterol is a prominent factor in the development of atherosclerosis. Homocysteine is also a good marker of cardiovascular disease and the two should be done in conjunction with each other. Let me know if you have more questions. Good luck.
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