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What is the best way to measure your cholesterol?

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Dr. Malinda Linn
Family Medicine
10 doctors agree

In brief: Blood tests

Your physician can order a simple blood test to look at your basic cholesterol numbers and then help develop a plan based on this to keep your risk for cardiovascular disease low.

In brief: Blood tests

Your physician can order a simple blood test to look at your basic cholesterol numbers and then help develop a plan based on this to keep your risk for cardiovascular disease low.
Dr. Malinda Linn
Dr. Malinda Linn
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Dr. Pam Yoder
Thanks, Dawn.
Dr. Robert Greer
And we can dig even deeper with LDL particle size.Keep us posted on your progress.
Dr. Pam Yoder
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Grt Q for PCPs

Thanks for your question.
As ht chief of engagement, i know most of the top docs and will refer your q to the appropriate ones. Expect to see more answers, and don't hesitate to follow me. @drpam.

In brief: Grt Q for PCPs

Thanks for your question.
As ht chief of engagement, i know most of the top docs and will refer your q to the appropriate ones. Expect to see more answers, and don't hesitate to follow me. @drpam.
Dr. Pam Yoder
Dr. Pam Yoder
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Dr. Foster Carr
A morning blood test after fasting overnight for 8 hours. No food but water is okay.
Dr. Videh Mahajan
Internal Medicine

In brief: Cholesterol

Simple fasting lipid panel which is a blood test.

In brief: Cholesterol

Simple fasting lipid panel which is a blood test.
Dr. Videh Mahajan
Dr. Videh Mahajan
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