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Beware of Elevated Lp(a) Cholesterol Levels

…must check the level. What’s the takeaway for you? To determine if you have elevated Lp(a) cholesterol levels, ask your physician to order the VAP test (www.thevaptest.com) or the LPP test from Spectracell (www.spectracell.com/lpp/). Unlike the generally useless standard lipid tests, these new-generation…

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The Cholesterol Numbers Doctors Should Measure

…cholesterol particle size test, which will measure your LDL and HDL cholesterol subtypes, as well as Lp(a). You can ask your physician to order the VAP test (www.thevaptest.com) or the LPP test from Spectracell (www.spectracell.com). Here are the optimal cholesterol numbers you want to see in your test…

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Why “Good” HDL Cholesterol Isn’t Always Good

…your doctor to go beyond a standard lipid panel—and conduct specific testing to dissect your HDL cholesterol. Ask your physician to order the VAP test or the LPP test from Spectracell. These are advanced lipid tests that assess the presence of dysfunctional and inflammatory cholesterol particles…

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New Life-Saving Cholesterol Testing

…emerged more recently is the Lipoprotein Particle Profile (LPP) offered by SpectraCell Laboratories in Houston. The LPP has an advantage over the VAP test because its methodology allows for more precise measurements, and because it can measure remnant lipoprotein (RLP). To date, no other cholesterol…

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