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Used as a management tool for high-risk patients with conditions including type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease (CVD), metabolic syndrome, mellitus, or patients who are statin-treated. The NMR LipoProfile acts as a guide to adjustment in therapy. Also used with other lipid testing to assist with the management of lipoprotein disorders associated with CVD.
Patient Preparation: Patient fasting is not required, however, in conditions where triglyceride values provide a priori diagnostic information, such as screening for familial hypercholesterolemia or early onset heart disease, pancreatitis, or confirming hypertriglyceridemia, the patient should be counseled to fast 12 to 14 hours prior to blood draw.