Sunday Radio Show: Lipoprotein Test for Heart Health

Join us this Sunday as Dana Laake and her special guest Jan M. Troup, Ph.D., discuss LPP, an advanced lipoprotein test for better cardiovascular risk assessment.

Jan M. Troup has over 30 years experience in the development of new analytical technology. He earned his Ph.D. in chemistry from Texas A&M University in 1974. In 2001 Dr. Troup started LipidLabs, Inc. and developed the Lipoprotein Particle Profile (LPP), the most advanced test for the separation of lipoproteins and measurement of lipoprotein particle numbers. LipidLabs was purchased by SpectraCell Laboratories in January 2006 and Dr. Troup is now the Director of Lipid Science at SpectraCell Laboratories.

Tune in this Sunday from 10-11am on 1500 AM (WFED) or listen live on the web. Our shows are streamed everywhere.

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Lower Lipids Naturally

So often I am asked if cholesterol or triglycerides can be lowered without prescription medication. The answer is yes. First, know what your low-density cholesterol (LDL, “bad cholesterol”) is and what it should be. If it is greater than 130, it is probably too high. If it is over 100 and you have one or more risk factors for vascular disease, it is probably too high. If it is over 80 and you have coronary disease or diabetes, it is too high. Risk factors, in addition to diabetes, include hypertension, smoking, family history, elevated CRP (C-reactive protein), and elevated Lp-PLA2 (lipoprotein-associated phospholipase A2). I will discuss these further in a later blog. Continue reading “Lower Lipids Naturally”

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