Drugs such as cholestyramine and colestipol have been shown to decrease circulating serum LDL cholesterol and to slightly elevate triglycerides. These drugs work by which of the following mechanisms?
- (A) Binding and excretion of bile-soluble lipids
- (B) Decreased peripheral lipolysis
- © Increased lipoprotein lipase activity
- (D) Inhibition of cholesterol absorption at the small intestine brush border
- (E) Inhibition of the rate-limiting enzyme of cholesterol formation
- (F) Retention of bile acid resins in hepatocytes