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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Cromwell
33 years experience Clinical Lipidology
LDL Surface Protein: Apolipoprotein b (apob) is a protein present on the surface of low density, intermediate density, very low density, and chylomicron lipoprotein parti ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Not a routine test: The general consensus is that apolipoprotein b levels do not provide more information than LDL levels. The exception being rare metabolic disorders.
Dr. William Cromwell
33 years experience Clinical Lipidology
To Assess Therapy: Ldl can be estimated by ldl-c or measured by particle number (apob or NMR ldl-p). When ldl-c and ldl-p disagree (due to cholesterol variability per pa ... Read More
Dr. James Underberg
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Metabolic syndrome: Patients with obesity, Insulin resistance , pre- diabetes and metabolic syndrome often have normal LDL cholesterol levels wi low HDL and high tg's the ... Read More
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Dr. Thomas Knecht
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Heart risk: Hi. Apo A1 is the most predominant apolipoprotein associated with HDL (the lipoprotein class that correlates with protection from heart attack risk), ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
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Particle vs. protein: Hi. Chylomicrons are a class of lipoprotein particles that are produced by the intestines to mobilize and transport non-water soluble dietary lipids ( ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Differnt methods: Different methods will often give different results. In any case apoprotein ratios do not add useful information to the basic total cholesterol, HDL a ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
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They don't: That is not their mechanism of action.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ivy Fisher
43 years experience Pediatrics
Plan B: If the condom was unreliable and broke, would take plan B as precaution, especially with Bactrim use during the time frame.
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Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience Family Medicine
Keratosis pilaris: Small white bumps on the skin, especially of legs and arms can be due to Keratosis pilaris. Sometimes this is due to dry skin, or mild irritation. U ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience Family Medicine
Blood Pressure: Normal blood pressure is 130/80 or less.
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Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
No : Blood group o will not be compatible with blood group b.

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