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An_255540 posted:
Doctor said I did. NOT need meds at total chol of 307 because I did the NMP profile and it was good? Other people fllipout when they hear this. What do you think?
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billh99 responded:
You should get a copy of the4 lab report so that you can see all of the items on it that was tested.

I believe that you got an NMR cholesterol test.

If so then this is the company that did the test. http://www.liposcience.com/nmr-lipoprofile-test/patients/understanding-your-test-results

Alhtough it might have been done through a different company that drew the blood such as LabCorp, Quest, or a local lab company.

There is some research that the number of particles that contain LDL cholesterol gives a more accurate risks assessment than total amount of cholesterol.

The total LDL cholesterol is a common an easier test. And for many person those with higher levels of cholesterol have higher numbers of cholesterol containing particles.

But that is not true in all cases.


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