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14 Feb

Total Cholesterol

Cholesterol is a soft, waxy fat that your body needs to function properly. However, too much cholesterol can lead to heart disease, stroke, atherosclerosis, a clogging or hardening of your arteries. Technical Purpose - Low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol is referred to as “bad” cholesterol and High-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol is referred to as “good” cholesterol because it helps remove LDL cholesterol from your blood.  Test Process - Generally...
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14 Feb

25-Hydroxy Vitamin D Test

The 25-hydroxy vitamin D test is the most accurate way to measure how much vitamin D is in your body. Vitamin D helps control calcium and phosphate levels in the body. Technical Purpose - Vitamin D helps the body maintain strong bones. The 25-hydroxy vitamin D test is used to detect bone weakness or other bone malfunctions or disorders that occur as a result of a vitamin...
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