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... He wrote me: "I reviewed your cholesterol profile and based on your overall cardiac risk profile I would advise you consider using a cholesterol lowering drug like atorvastatin to lower LDL bad cholesterol and to reduce risk of future heart attack and stroke." My cholesterol panel (12/17) Total: 169 (3 years ago 190) Triglyceride: 79 (3 years ago 154) Non HDL: 129 ... (2 replies)
... One important aspect of a cholesterol blood test is to look at liver enzymes and glucose levels if you are on any medications, and to get an accurate FASTING reading of all lipids. ... (9 replies)
... I was actually told not to fast before my test from my doctor. He told me he was using a relatively new test with a lab in Alabama in which fasting did not effect the results. I believe the test is called a VAP Blood Panel so you may want to look into that. ... (21 replies)

... and eating fairly well when the panel was taken, but here is what I am doing now... ... (21 replies)
... Fasting is ideal..but I don't think it's critical. The exception are the TRIGS. Basically you have a very low fact it's far too low. That # won't be effected much by fasting. Your trigs should be taken on fasting and you want #s below 150. HDL levels below 35 can be a problem and you will need to raise that # to 50. If that can't be done, you will have to LOWER the... (21 replies)
... before having blood panel done? ... (21 replies)
... I did a fasting blood test yesterday, and my results are pretty elevated. My father is a retired anesthesiologist, and he says it is bad. ... (4 replies)
How can that be?
Nov 8, 2012
... Up until this summer I was taking topiramate and propranolol for migraines, but had to get off the propranolol because it was starting to affect my blood pressure, giving me positional low blood pressure. To this day, I can't say my blood pressure has completely recovered. ... (6 replies)
... hrs., and also try and eat a lite meal the night before, and eat early. Drink nothing but water during your fasting time. ... (11 replies)
Fasting time???
Jan 30, 2006
... I was always told to fast for 12 hours. It usually will say on your order for blood work. I recently had a lipid panel done. The good and bad cholesterol were in ideal range, as well as total cholesterol. The thing that was out of whack was my triglycerides. ... (3 replies)
Fasting time???
Jan 30, 2006
... The reason for fasting before a lipid panel is that a measure of triglycerides is a part of that panel and is needed in calculating your TC. ... (3 replies)
... Do they test for other things as well? or just cholesterol... just curious.. I mean for $29 is not bad at all (13 replies)
... Found it for $29 now. Evaluate hyperlipidemia as an index to coronary artery disease. Test #303756 Also Known As LP, FLP, fasting lipids, cholesterol panel (13 replies)
... The lipid panel stated something I am not sure if I should be concerned about or not? ... (4 replies)
... hdl numbers much or not, but for triglycerides I was told that fasting matters. ... (13 replies)
... years. I was going in for a "consultation," but ended up having blood drawn. ... (13 replies)
... ld be below 100. I have head is under 130 is ok. I think I can drop my LDL by cutting back on eggs. I don't know if they did a lipoprotein test. I just had a fasting panel of blood tests. I will have to ask, hopefully they will know what I am talking about. ... (9 replies)
Cholesteral check
Jul 10, 2006
... That's total serum cholesterol? 7.11 mmol/L is equal to about 275 mg/dL here in the US, so yes, that is quite high. Total cholesterol above 200mg/dL (or 5.18 mmol/L) is considered high, and the desired level will be even less then that depending on your other risks for heart disease. Your smoking automatically puts you at higher risk of heart disease then a non-smoker,... (1 replies)
Feb 12, 2006
... He didn't say anything about an error but I get tested every month. I have been eating the same things and yes I fast before the test. I hope it was an error but on the plus side the good cholesterol is still way up there. (9 replies)
Feb 12, 2006
... It was a fasting test right? ... (9 replies)

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