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“In a year’s time after taking the RNPA Learning Intensive, my career, my health, my family, my very life has been transformed. I am forever grateful” — Karen DiMarco, RN, iRNPA

“The way of the future of absolute must if you want to make and be the difference in righting the wrongs of healthcare. Kare is a wonderful mentor who has put her soul into this program. Passion, Vision, Perseverance.” — Lana Benton, RN, iRNPA

“The forethought, experience, openness, philosophy and preparation provides all the tools, thought process, and confidence to begin and succeed as an iRNPA.” — Leta Gill, RN, iRNPA

“My experience attending the iRNPA program was a refreshing one, to say the least. This program was packed with life changing information that is not readily taught or available to RN's. This program equipped me with the tools I need to be an iRNPA!  If you are ready for a change after working for many years in the clinical setting, and are driven to help patients and families, this is the program for you!  Karen is a wealth of knowledge that is unmatched in the advocacy process.” — Jamie Long

“Thank you so much for putting together such an incredible RN PA intensive course!  It is truly intensive but so worth it!  I learned a lot and will be using the Medical Time Line and lab spreadsheet with as many clients as i can.  All great information and can’t wait to get my speaking engagements lined up now that I have your fantastic power points!” —  Nan Wetherhorn, Health Care Advisor,

Cholesterol: want the whole picture? Order the whole test! What?


LDL_cholesterol_blueStandard cholesterol testing measures only a fraction of the indicators of cardiac risk.  Remember that half of the people who suffer heart attacks have normal cholesterol!

So what is the rest of the picture?  There are many subtypes of both HDL and LDL particles, each carrying different degrees of risk. 

Size matters.  Particle size is extraordinarily important; research shows that small dense lpp_heartLDL cholesterol is inflammatory and toxic to blood vessels.  Large particles – HDL – are protective while the small particles –LDL – increase your cardiac risk.

The test to measure the real risks in your lipid profile?  The LPP – Lipoprotein Particle Profile.  Ask your physician.  Get the facts about your risk.  You can learn more here . . .


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