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Lipoprotein(a) and L-carnitine

Lipoprotein(a) and L-carnitine Most people assume that standard cholesterol testing offers an adequate assessment of heart disease risk. If you, like many, have never heard of a lipoprotein profile test, you may be surprised to learn that this test assesses an important risk factor called Lipoprotein(a) or Lp(a) (“lipoprotein little a”). Influenced by genetics and strongly linked to heart disease and blood clotting problems, this risk factor unfortunately is not part of routine cholesterol t... Read More
Posted by Elissa Rodriguez at Thursday, February 23, 2017