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50% of heart attacks and strokes occur in patients with ‘normal’ cholesterol levels.
Offer your patients advanced care.
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Are you seeing the full picture of patient risk?
› 50% of patients with heart disease have no traditional risk markers.
› LDL-C and/or total cholesterol account for only 25% of the risk of premature
› 60% of patients having heart attacks or strokes have NORMAL lipid levels.
The 40-year-old lipid panel misses three of the most common disorders contributing to cardiovascular disease and offers no assessment of stroke.
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