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Abetalipoproteinemia (ABL) is an inherited condition that prevents the body from completely absorbing certain dietary fats. Without treatment, it can cause vitamin deficiencies that may have long term effects on your health. Dietary fats, and the[read article]

Tests for Abetalipoproteinemia

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Neurological Examination
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Lipid Panel
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A physical examination is a routine test your doctor performs to check your overall health. It is also known as a wellness check. A physical examination helps your ...  More
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A complete cholesterol test (also called a lipid panel or lipid profile) measures the amount of good and bad cholesterol and the level of triglycerides in your bloo...  More
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A fecal fat test measures the amount of fat in your feces or stool. The concentration of fat in your stool can tell doctors how much fat your body absorbs during di...  More
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An HDL test measures the level of good cholesterol in your blood.HDL is high-density lipoprotein cholesterol. Lipoproteins are composed of protein and fat. HDL is k...  More
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LDL stands for low-density lipoprotein, a type of cholesterol found in your body. LDL is often referred to as bad cholesterol. This is because too much LDL causes a...  More
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The triglyceride level test helps to determine the amount of triglycerides in your blood. Triglycerides are a type of fat found in the blood. The test helps determi...  More
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Gene Mutation Analysis
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Controlling your cholesterol is important. It helps reduce your risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD). Low-density lipoprotein (LDL) is often referred to as bad chol...  More
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Ophthalmoscopy is usually part of a routine eye test to screen for eye diseases. It looks at the back of the eye. The back of the eye is called the fundus. It consi...  More
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A nerve conduction velocity (NCV) test determines how quickly electrical signals move through a particular peripheral nerve. It is also sometimes known as a nerve c...  More
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Prescribed Medications for Abetalipoproteinemia

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Vitamin E (VAHY tuh min E) is a vitamin found in nature. It is added to a healthy diet to prevent or to treat low vitamin E levels.  More
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VITAMIN A (VAHY tuh min A) is a vitamin found in nature. It is added to a healthy diet to prevent or treat low vitamin A levels. It is also used to treat some genet...  More
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PHYTONADIONE (fye toe na DYE one) is a man-made form of vitamin K. This medicine is used to treat vitamin K deficiency or bleeding problems caused by various disord...  More
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ERGOCALCIFEROL (er goe kal SIF e role) is a man made form of vitamin D. It helps your body keep the right amount of calcium and phosphorus for healthy bones and tee...  More
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Over the Counter Medications for Abetalipoproteinemia

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Vitamin E (VAHY tuh min E) is a vitamin found in nature. It is added to a healthy diet to prevent or to treat low vitamin E levels.  More
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VITAMIN A (VAHY tuh min A) is a vitamin found in nature. It is added to a healthy diet to prevent or treat low vitamin A levels. It is also used to treat some genet...  More
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ERGOCALCIFEROL (er goe kal SIF e role) is a man made form of vitamin D. It helps your body keep the right amount of calcium and phosphorus for healthy bones and tee...  More
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Self Care for Abetalipoproteinemia

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Vitamin Supplementation
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