Published in Healthcare Finance, Tax and Law Weekly, June 2nd, 2004
According to a study from France, "There is increasing interest in the use of non-high-density lipoprotein (non-HDL-C) cholesterol as a marker of coronary heart disease risk. Non-HDL-C provides a measure of all apolipoprotein B-containing lipoproteins, including very-low-density lipoprotein (VLDL), intermediate-density lipoprotein (IDL), LDL (including small, dense LDL) and lipoprotein(a), all of which have the potential to deliver cholesterol into the arterial wall."
"This measure thus reflects atherogenic risk not captured by...
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