Non-HDL Added to Cholesterol Testing

Tuesday, April 19, 2011 at 3:06:33 PM

Standard UHS Laboratory test results for cholesterol will now include a measurement for non-HDL cholesterol and the acceptable ranges for it. Non-HDL cholesterol is total cholesterol minus HDL cholesterol, which includes LDL plus VLDL levels. This may be an even better predictor of risk for cardiovascular disease. Dr. Jagmohan Sidhu will be giving a presentation about this at an upcoming General Staff meeting.

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