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What is Type Ia Hyperlipoproteinemia?

What is Type Ia Hyperlipoproteinemia?

  • Type Ia Hyperlipoproteinemia: Type Ia 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.

Type Ia Hyperlipoproteinemia: Introduction

Types of Type Ia Hyperlipoproteinemia:

Broader types of Type Ia Hyperlipoproteinemia:

Who gets Type Ia Hyperlipoproteinemia?

Racial predominance for Type Ia Hyperlipoproteinemia: French Canadian populations

How serious is Type Ia Hyperlipoproteinemia?

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

What causes Type Ia Hyperlipoproteinemia?

Causes of Type Ia Hyperlipoproteinemia: see causes of Type Ia Hyperlipoproteinemia

What are the symptoms of Type Ia Hyperlipoproteinemia?

Symptoms of Type Ia Hyperlipoproteinemia: see symptoms of Type Ia Hyperlipoproteinemia

Complications of Type Ia Hyperlipoproteinemia: see complications of Type Ia Hyperlipoproteinemia

Onset of Type Ia Hyperlipoproteinemia: infancy

Can anyone else get Type Ia Hyperlipoproteinemia?

Inheritance: see inheritance of Type Ia Hyperlipoproteinemia

Type Ia Hyperlipoproteinemia: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Type Ia Hyperlipoproteinemia.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Type Ia Hyperlipoproteinemia.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Type Ia Hyperlipoproteinemia: Medical Geneticist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Type Ia Hyperlipoproteinemia.
Treatments for Type Ia Hyperlipoproteinemia: see treatments for Type Ia Hyperlipoproteinemia

Name and Aliases of Type Ia Hyperlipoproteinemia

Main name of condition: Type Ia Hyperlipoproteinemia

Other names or spellings for Type Ia Hyperlipoproteinemia:

Hyperlipoproteinemia, type Ia


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