The effect of fasting status on the determination of low-density and high-density lipoprotein cholesterol.

PURPOSE To determine the effect of a self-selected meal on concentrations of low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) and high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C) in a screening setting and to determine the effect of using nonfasting values to classify individuals according to National Cholesterol Education Program guidelines. SUBJECTS AND METHODS… CONTINUE READING