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What does FLP stand for?

FLP stands for Fasting Lipid Profile (lab test)


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Plasma glucose, insulin, fasting lipid profiles, inflammatory markers and cytokines, and oxidative stress markers were measured at baseline, day 7, day 28, and day 84.
Therefore, the panel recommended that doctors prescribing antipsychotic drugs first perform baseline screenings of: * Personal and family history of obesity, diabetes, dyslipidemia (cholesterol and triglyceride levels), blood pressure or cardiovascular disease; * Weight and height; * Waist circumference; * Blood pressure; * Fasting plasma glucose; and * Fasting lipid profile.
The National Lipid Association (NLA) recommends that all adults age 20 or older have a fasting lipid profile (a blood draw taken after a fast without food, liquid or pills) at least every five years to determine the numbers for their total cholesterol, LDL ("bad") cholesterol, HDL ("good") cholesterol and triglycerides.