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Lipoprotein(a)--neglected and unappreciated by Dr. William D. Medical Doctor Lipoprotein(a), or just Lp(a) to its close friends and neighbors, is among the most underappreciated and neglected of causes of coronary plaque. It's the Rodney Dangerfield of lipoproteins. Lp...
Lipoprotein(a) treatment alternatives by Dr. William D. Medical Doctor A question from a reader: Two years ago, my doctor recommended a comprehensive lipid screening because both of my parents had heart disease. My only blood component way out of line was LP (a) [lipoprotein(a)]. It was 130...
Lipoprotein(a) Research Foundation by Dr. William D. Medical Doctor There is no longer any doubt that lipoprotein(a) is a major causal factor in heart disease: Meta-analysis (combined re-analysis) of 27 prospective studies: Danesh J et al. Lipoprotein...
More lipoproteins zero! by Dr. William D. Medical Doctor A few posts back , I talked about how more people are showing us zero lipoprotein(a) and zero..., it’s now up to 9 people: 9 people who have achieved zero lipoprotein(a) and zero small LDL...
Lipoprotein(a): Surprising Poll Results by Dr. William D. Medical Doctor No doubt, our little informal poll asking readers whether they have lipoprotein(a), is skewed... . Thus, our reasons to form The Lipoprotein(a) Research Foundation. Steps to gain tax-exempt status are being pursued...
Lipoprotein(a) and small LDL by Dr. William D. Medical Doctor It's been my suspicion for some time that the combination of lipoprotein(a), or Lp... attack at age 40. Keep a lookout for this when you have lipoprotein testing. Conveniently, niacin...
Prototypical Lipoprotein(a) by Dr. William D. Medical Doctor Here's the prototypical male with lipoprotein(a) Several features stand out in the majority of men with lipoprotein(a), Lp(a) Slender--Sometimes absurdly so: BMIs of 21-23 are not uncommon...
Why haven't you heard about lipoprotein(a)? by Dr. William D. Medical Doctor Lipoprotein(a), or Lp(a), is the combined product of a low-density lipoprotein (LDL) particle joined with the liver-produced protein, apoprotein(a). Apoprotein(a)'s characteristics...
The Lipoprotein(a) Foundation: An Update by Chris K. Patient Expert Here is a synopsis of what is going on to establish the Lipoprotein(a) Foundation (LF). 1. I met with Mary Lou Ballweg, the head of the Endometriosis Association, an extremely successful group...
Red flags for lipoprotein(a) by Dr. William D. Medical Doctor Lipoprotein(a), Lp(a), is an important cause for heart disease, heart attack, and coronary atherosclerotic plaque. How do you know you have it? Of course, it could be as simple...

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