Cholesterol Monitoring Panel

  • Lipid Panel
  • Hepatic Function Panel


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Cholesterol Testing

The Lipid Panel can determine whether you have normal or abnormal cholesterol and/or triglyceride ranges. Knowledge of your cholesterol and triglyceride levels are vital to determine whether or not you are at risk of heart disease and/or illnesses.

The Cholesterol Monitoring Panel checks to see if your current total cholesterol, LDL (bad cholesterol), HDL (good cholesterol), and triglyceride (blood fats) levels have changed. While not a common side effect, changes in liver enzymes can be directly associated with your current prescription; therefore, this panel will also check the liver enzymes that can be affected.

  1. High Density Lipoproteins (HDL) = Good cholesterol.
  2. Low Density Lipoproteins (LDL) = Bad cholesterol.

Cholesterol is a fat-like substance found in all cells within your body. Cholesterol is both beneficial and detrimental to your body. Cholesterol is beneficial to your body by helping produce hormones, vitamin D and other substances that help you digest foods but also detrimental by contributing to fatty buildup within your arteries which leads to heart attack, stroke and/or death. Cholesterol can be found in egg yolks, meats, cheeses, shellfish, etc.

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