With the MULTICAREIN Cholesterol Strips it is possible to quickly check cholesterol levels in the blood and inform family physician to find a suitable therapy or to check-ip on an existing therapy. The level of cholesterol in the blood i influenced by the diet, but also by : medicines, diabetes mellitus, pregnancy and severeillnesses. It is recommended to check blood cholesterol concentration on all people who are used to smoke, to drink to much alcohol and to eat fat and are over weighted or do not exercise enough. It is specially recommended to people who already had heart disease or with familiar cases of heart diseases before the age of 60. Perform the test at fast at least 9 hours.
Point of Care Test (POCT)
Altered blood parameters as high blood glucose, high serum cholesterol, high serum triglycerides may define a clinical condition known as METABOLIC SYNDROME1 which can increase CARDIOVASCULAR RISK2