Hyperlipidemia tests
Hyperlipidemia

Tests could include:

  • A complete cholesterol test (also called a lipid panel or lipid profile) measures the amount of "good" and "bad" cholesterol and the level of triglycerides in your blood. Cholesterol is a soft, waxy fat that your body needs to function properly. H...
    Source:HLCMS
  • The triglyceride level test, also referred to as a "triacylglycerol test," is a blood test that helps to determine the amount of triglycerides in blood. Triglycerides are a type of fat found in the blood. The test helps determine a person's risk o...
    Source:HLCMS
  • LDL stands for low-density lipoprotein, a type of cholesterol found in your body. LDL is often referred to as bad cholesterol. This is because too much LDL causes a build-up of cholesterol in your arteries, which can lead to heart attacks and stro...
    Source:HLCMS
  • An HDL test measures the level of “good” cholesterol in your blood. HDL is high-density lipoprotein cholesterol. Lipoproteins are composed of protein and fat. HDL is known as the good cholesterol because it carries the “bad&rdquo...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Low-density lipoprotein (LDL) or "bad cholesterol" is typically associated with an increased risk for heart attack and stroke. Lipoproteins are substances made up of protein and fat. LDLs can be separated by type and include lipoprotein-a or Lp (a...
    Source:HLCMS
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