Cholesterol is seen as the cause of atherosclerosis, a disease that can lead to heart attacks and strokes. However, it now seems that the way cholesterol is packaged may be even more important than high blood cholesterol levels. Nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectroscopy now allows the high-throughput analysis of such lipid packages. MVZ Labor Ravensburg GbR has been offering the measurement of lipoproteins in the blood as part of preventive health examinations since early 2017.

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