Cardiovascular Disease with High Lipoprotein(a)

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Elevated Lipoprotein(a) eBook

This eBook has been developed by Silence Therapeutics as a general resource to improve understanding of elevated Lipoprotein(a) (Lp(a)).

It provides an introduction to some of the key topics relating to raised levels of Lp(a), including what causes it, how it is diagnosed and its role in cardiovascular (heart and blood vessel) disease.

It also describes the reality of living with elevated Lp(a) and provides practical tips on how to live well with this condition.

Disclaimer: the guidance provided in this eBook does not constitute nor replace medical advice. Please speak to your doctor about any lifestyle changes that may be appropriate for you.


  1. Elevated Lp(a): key facts
  2. Making sense of Lp(a)
  3. Testing for elevated Lp(a)
  4. Living well with elevated Lp(a)
  5. Further reading