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Calcium Test subjects that ate lots of calcium-rich dairy foods incorporated into a low-calorie meal plan lost 64 percent more body fat than those who didn't.
For example, someone may appear to have a reasonable basic lipid panel, but if she were to have advanced lipid testing with testing of other cardiovascular risk markers such as C-reactive protein, homocysteine, lipid subfractions and more, we might reclassify her risk; and in this case, a coronary artery calcium test may elucidate the need to be more pro-active in her prevention strategies.
If a calcium test reveals a high calcium level, your doctor may order a test to determine if your level of parathyroid hormone is normal.
I sometimes recommend a coronary artery calcium test when a patient has risk factors for heart disease and is reluctant to take statins.