Inherited Cardiovascular (Heart and Vascular System) Disease
It is estimated that one in five people globally have high Lipoprotein(a) [Lp(a)] and are at risk for premature cardiovascular disease.
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Family History of Premature Heart Disease/Heart Attack; Men <40 years of age, Women <50 years of age. Yes/No
Family History of High Blood Pressure, Diabetes, Stroke or Kidney Disease. Yes/No
Lipoprotein(a) [Lp(a)] >30 mg/dL or 75 nmols/L [(please note the unit of measure carefully because there are two different methods to measure Lp(a)]. Yes/NO
Age ≥ 50 males; ≥ 60 female Yes/NO
High Blood Pressure >130/90 mm Hg Yes/No
Total Cholesterol >200 mg/dL Yes/No
LDL-C (Low Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol) > 100 mg/dL Yes/No
HDL-C (High Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol) <40 (male)/50 (female) mg/dL Yes/No
TG (Triglycerides) > 150 mg/dL Yes/No
NON-HDL-C >130 mg/dL Yes/No
LDL-P >1000 nmols/L Yes/No
Apolipoprotein B >80mg/dL Yes/No
Fasting Blood Glucose >100 mg/dL Yes/No
Smoking (including secondhand) Yes/No
BMI (Body Mass Index) >28 Kg/m2 Yes/No
Waist Circumference >35" Women; 40" Men Yes/No
Less than 30 Minutes Physical Activity Daily Yes/No
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