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#59 - Understanding your cholesterol panel & metabolic health blood tests - The ultimate guide | Dr. Robert Lustig & Dr. Casey Means LEVELS – A Whole New Level

    • Health & Fitness

A metabolic blood test and cholesterol panel can be confusing, so in this ultimate guide, our Chief Medical Officer and Co-Founder Dr. Casey Means talks with Levels advisor and author of Metabolical to give you advice on how to interpret your panels to better understand the status of your metabolic health. Look for multiple new shows per week on A Whole New Level, where we have in-depth conversations about metabolic health and how the Levels startup team builds a wellness movement from the ground up in the health and wellness tech industry.



Sign Up to Get Your Free Ultimate Guide to Glucose: https://levels.link/wnl



Levels helps you see how food affects your health, empowering you with the tools needed to achieve health goals and improve healthspan. Levels Members gain access to the Levels app and continuous glucose monitors (CGMs), providing real-time feedback on how diet and lifestyle choices impact your metabolic health.

Look for new shows every month on A Whole New Level, where we have in-depth conversations with thought leaders about metabolic health



This episode does not constitute medical advice.



🎙 What Dr. Rob Lustig and Levels’ Dr. Casey Means discuss:

(03:18) - Understanding cholesterol
(03:38) - The correlation between LDL and heart disease
(05:59) - The connection between LDL and triglycerides
(07:51) - Good cholesterol
(16:39) - Measuring LDL
(28:50) - Portal systems in the body
(42:00) - The importance of liver function tests
(50:27) - How to reduce liver fat

Transcript and Show notes

🔗 Helpful links:

Watch the conversation: https://youtu.be/C3rsNCFNAw8

The ultimate guide to understanding your cholesterol panel and metabolic blood tests: https://levelshealth.com/blog/the-ultimate-guide-to-understanding-your-cholesterol-panel-and-metabolic-blood-tests

Find us on YouTube: https://youtube.com/levelshealth?sub_confirmation=1

Connect with Rob on Twitter: https://twitter.com/RobertLustigMD

Connect with Rob on Instagram: https://instagram.com/robertlustigmd

A metabolic blood test and cholesterol panel can be confusing, so in this ultimate guide, our Chief Medical Officer and Co-Founder Dr. Casey Means talks with Levels advisor and author of Metabolical to give you advice on how to interpret your panels to better understand the status of your metabolic health. Look for multiple new shows per week on A Whole New Level, where we have in-depth conversations about metabolic health and how the Levels startup team builds a wellness movement from the ground up in the health and wellness tech industry.



Sign Up to Get Your Free Ultimate Guide to Glucose: https://levels.link/wnl



Levels helps you see how food affects your health, empowering you with the tools needed to achieve health goals and improve healthspan. Levels Members gain access to the Levels app and continuous glucose monitors (CGMs), providing real-time feedback on how diet and lifestyle choices impact your metabolic health.

Look for new shows every month on A Whole New Level, where we have in-depth conversations with thought leaders about metabolic health



This episode does not constitute medical advice.



🎙 What Dr. Rob Lustig and Levels’ Dr. Casey Means discuss:

(03:18) - Understanding cholesterol
(03:38) - The correlation between LDL and heart disease
(05:59) - The connection between LDL and triglycerides
(07:51) - Good cholesterol
(16:39) - Measuring LDL
(28:50) - Portal systems in the body
(42:00) - The importance of liver function tests
(50:27) - How to reduce liver fat

Transcript and Show notes

🔗 Helpful links:

Watch the conversation: https://youtu.be/C3rsNCFNAw8

The ultimate guide to understanding your cholesterol panel and metabolic blood tests: https://levelshealth.com/blog/the-ultimate-guide-to-understanding-your-cholesterol-panel-and-metabolic-blood-tests

Find us on YouTube: https://youtube.com/levelshealth?sub_confirmation=1

Connect with Rob on Twitter: https://twitter.com/RobertLustigMD

Connect with Rob on Instagram: https://instagram.com/robertlustigmd

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