Primary Insights: now with a more clinical focus

You see a broad mix of patient types and treat a wide range of conditions, requiring information on a case-by-case, patient-by-patient basis.

That’s why Quest Diagnostics has updated Primary Insights to provide you with clinical insights that can help you support organizational guidelines for all patient, visit, and condition types. You can also still access resources for improved practice management and patient engagement.
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Does your patient have a lipid problem you can’t see?
Does your patient have a lipid problem you can’t see?

Does your patient have a lipid problem you can’t see?

For years, the traditional lipid panel has been the standard of care for risk assessment and monitoring cardiovascular disease (CVD) or dyslipidemia, with low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) levels being the main target of treatment. However, while a traditional lipid panel measures the amount of cholesterol and triglycerides within lipoprotein particles, additional diagnostic tests can help identify other risk factors, including the number of atherogenic particles and the size of these particles.

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Is your seemingly healthy patient at risk for CVD?

Model used for illustrative purposes.

A previous Primary Insights post discussed the response-to-injury hypothesis in cardiovascular disease (CVD). The events leading to CVD are thought to begin with an injury to the arterial wall. Risk factors like smoking, hypertension, and diabetes can injure the arterial wall, making it more susceptible to penetration and accumulation of excess lipids. Learn more

Inflammatory Markers: Offering a Closer Look at Cardiovascular Risk

It’s an all-too familiar story: you learn that your patient was brought to the emergency department with symptoms of heart attack—the same patient who recently had normal cholesterol and triglyceride results at the time of their annual wellness visit. Could this heart attack have been prevented with additional testing?

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Is It the Flu or RSV? Help Your Patients Understand the Difference

With flu season now upon us, it falls to primary care providers to educate patients on the importance of vaccination. This is especially vital, as fewer than half of all adults and children get the flu vaccine each year.1 Learn more

Knowing Starts with the Patient History

Advances in technology, genetic testing, and genomic medicine are revolutionizing patient care. Yet the mainstay of diagnostic work is still the patient history. Learn more

Provide Care Beyond Your Office Setting to the Patients Who Need It Most

Fueled by a growing aging population, sedentary lifestyles, changing diets, and increasing obesity levels, chronic diseases are on the rise.1 Learn more