The Cholesterol Numbers Doctors Should Measure

…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 results. * If your HDL and/or LDL…

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Beware of Elevated Lp(a) Cholesterol Levels

…(a) cholesterol levels, ask your physician to order a test from Quest Diagnostics, 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 tests monitor your cholesterol particle patterns and…

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New Life-Saving Cholesterol Testing

…identify those people. * A second cholesterol blood test that has 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…

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