Exploring Lipoprotein(a) Diversity Among Ethnicities

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Table of Contents Lipoprotein (a) [Lp(a)] is strongly linked to atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD). It is made up of an apolipoprotein(a) or apo(a)-specific protein coupled to a low-density lipoprotein (LDL) core. It is an independent risk factor for ASCVD, which includes coronary artery disease, heart attacks, and strokes. There are considerable differences in Lp(a) levels […]

What To Look for in the Standard Cholesterol Panel

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Table of Contents As part of our ongoing commitment to empower our patients and community with knowledge about cardiovascular health, I wanted to shed some light on the standard cholesterol test, often referred to as a lipid panel or lipid profile. Over time, the interpretation of its results has evolved significantly, shaping the landscape of […]