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Type I Hyperlipoproteinemia

Type I Hyperlipoproteinemia: Introduction

Type I Hyperlipoproteinemia: Type I Hyperlipoproteinemia is a rare inherited condition characterized by high levels of chylomicrons (a type of lipoprotein) in the blood. This condition is the result of low levels of lipoprotein lipase which is responsible for lowering lipoprotein levels. Cholesterol levels are usually normal and the risk of heart disease is low. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Type I Hyperlipoproteinemia is available below.

Symptoms of Type I Hyperlipoproteinemia

Treatments for Type I Hyperlipoproteinemia

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Type I Hyperlipoproteinemia: Complications

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Causes of Type I Hyperlipoproteinemia

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Prognosis for Type I Hyperlipoproteinemia

Prognosis for Type I Hyperlipoproteinemia: Prognosis varies depending on adherence and individual response to treatment plans. The aim is to prevent complications such as cardiovascular disease.

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Definitions of Type I Hyperlipoproteinemia:

Type I Hyperlipoproteinemia is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Type I Hyperlipoproteinemia, or a subtype of Type I Hyperlipoproteinemia, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Type I Hyperlipoproteinemia as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

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  1. Type I Hyperlipoproteinemia: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Complications
  6. Prognosis

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