Nice recent paper looking at Mexican's with CIMT - shows what's really important for atherosclerotic Disease development. Yep, it's the Blood Sugar baby - with it's evil and highly connected twin - high Blood Pressure. The Kholesterol Kops keep running around in their surrogate circles - but we in the LCHF community know the dominant root causes; the hilarious thing is that the blood sugar mess in turn, causes most of the dyslipidemia - what a farce :-)
Link to the paper in question:
The salient excerpt (really important factors highlighted in red as usual - note the non significant (NS) Lipids here):
And the Framingham Factor prediction? Yawn - kinda rubbish as usual - because they ain't focusing enough on the blood sugar ! :
Finally - why is obesity poorly connected to bad outcomes? Because it ain't the obesity per se - it's the metabolic disruption caused by the carby crap ! :
Watch that Carb peeps, and a lot of other things will fall into line !