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Time Course of LDL-C Exposure and CVD Event Risk - American College of Cardiology

Time Course of LDL-C Exposure and CVD Event Risk - American College of Cardiology

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https://www.acc.org/latest-in-cardiology/journal-scans/2020/09/22/19/14/time-course-of-ldl-cholesterol

The risk of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease depends on the cumulative exposure to LDL-C (mg/dl x years) based on the CARDIA study of young healthy persons and Mendelian randomization studies in persons with familial hypercholesterolemia associated with very high LDL-C from birth.