Severe COVID-19 can increase the risk of cardiovascular disease

Severe COVID-19 can increase the risk of cardiovascular disease

‘Bad’ LDL cholesterol increases the risk of heart disease

Changes in LDL particles seen in patients who have recovered from severe COVID-19

We can prevent heart disease when we know more about the risk

Lifestyle factors such as smoking and obesity are also important

New method can isolate and measure changes in LDL particles

Persistent changes in LDL indicate an active immune activation

Blood samples from the first COVID-19 patients in Norway

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