We Now Do In-House Lipid Panels.
November 17, 2015
We now do in-house lipid panels as routine screening once between age 9-11 years, and for any patient at risk, as recommended by the Academy of Pediatrics. With a quick finger stick we can get immediate results for total cholesterol, HDL (“good” cholesterol), calculated LDL (“bad” cholesterol ) , triglycerides, and what is called a non HDL cholesterol. While some of the results may be affected by eating, the non HDL cholesterol does not require fasting and gives us an accurate picture of lipid status.Back to Blog/News