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Hyperalphalipoproteinemia

A lipid condition known as hyperalphalipoproteinemia (HALP) is defined by increased circulating concentrations of high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C) that are more than one-third range of HDL-C values in the overall population.

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Please check my lipid profile and provide detailed interpretation.

Query: Hi doctor, Over the last four months, I have been on high fat, high protein, and low carbohydrate diet where I am taking 9 oz of protein, 7 oz of fat (mostly saturated), and a very low carbohydrate target of less than 1.8 oz per day. Cholesterol is one of the major problems in my family, so I got a...  Read Full »


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Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your lipid profile (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity) suggests that you have normal cholesterol levels except LDL cholesterol, which is raised. High-density lipoproteins (HDL) are good cholesterol and protect blood vessels from deposition of choleste...  Read Full »

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