Assessing the Contribution of Racial Differences in Elevated Lipoprotein (a) Levels to Disparities in Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease

A new study reveals high levels of Lipoprotein(a) are twice as likely to contribute to atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease in Black patients compared to White patients. Dr. Jelani Grant shares other key components that might be linked to unequal rates of this type of heart disease. 

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