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LDL <20 mg/dL Research Study - Diagnosis and Followup Protocol

LDL < 20 mg/dL Research Study

LDL <20 mg/dL Research Study - Diagnosis and Followup Protocol

If you have a low density lipoprotein (LDL) level in blood of less than 20 mg/dL, you are invited to participate in a study in an attempt to diagnose and follow your disorder. There are several known causes of low cholesterol and they include abetalipoproteinemia and hypobetalipoproteinemia. However, many causes of low LDL have yet to be discovered.

Eligible persons will undergo a comprehensive evaluation at no cost to you. All patients will remain under the care of their own physician who will receive results of the laboratory and diagnostic tests. In many cases, you will be invited back for yearly evaluations related to other studies. There is no cost to you for travel and for some of your medications.

For further information please contact our research coordinator (tel. 301-496-1500, e-mail: LipidStudy@nhlbi.nih.gov ).
 
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