The results can help determine overall health.
These tests can help evaluate the health of your heart and arteries. The panel measures LDL (bad) cholesterol, HDL (good) cholesterol, and triglycerides (the fat in blood). The results can help determine overall health.
Fasting is strongly recommended, but not required for this test for 8-12 hours before your appointment. Fasting before a blood draw means you don’t eat or drink anything except water.