Category Archives: C-reactive protein

CRP House of Cards

Lew has coronary plaque with a heart scan score of 393. At age 53, that’s in the 90th percentile (higher score than 90% of men in his age group). On our search for causes of his coronary plaque, we identify … Continue reading

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Can CRP be reduced?

The JUPITER study has sparked a lot of discussion about c-reactive protein, or CRP. If we follow the line of reasoning that prompted this study, reducing CRP may correlate with reduction of cardiovascular events. Thus, in the JUPITER study, Crestor … Continue reading

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