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When can blood tests be taken to determine cholesterol levels after incorporating supplements?

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good morning Dr.'s,
once i discontinue a statin and take supplements instead along with the proper diet.....when should i get my next blood test to determine if the change is controlling my cholesterol levels in the ideal ranges

thx, XXXXXXX
Sat, 9 Jun 2018 in Hypertension and Heart Disease
 
 
Answered by Dr. Ilir Sharka 12 minutes later
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I would recommend as follows:

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Hello XXXXXXX


Thank you for asking on HCM!

Regarding your, I would recommend checking your blood lipid profile 3 months after making the changes to your therapy.

This time is enough to see the changes in your blood lipid profile.

Hope you will find this answer helpful!


Kind regards,

Dr.Iliri
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