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I'm Checking My Lp(a) Blood Levels. Should You?

"One love, one heart, one destiny."
Robert Marley

HOT OFF THE PRESSES: A new study confirms that a blood measure — Lp(a) levels — is causally related to cardiovascular disease risk. The ability of Lp(a) to predict risk increases dramatically if we add in a measure of calcium on our heart's vessels.

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Michael Hunter, MD

Michael Hunter, MD

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I have degrees from Harvard, Yale, and Penn. I am a radiation oncologist in the Seattle area. You may find me regularly posting at www.newcancerinfo.com