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... They measure triglycerides, total cholesterol and HDL and apply the formula. ... (3 replies)
... Yes, it looks like your calculations are correct. I am in a similar situation to your own where my recent numbers supposedly warranted a statin by my GP. ... (3 replies)
... ures low HDL, but the science behind leaving out weight, family history, exercise level, blood sugar level, and perhaps even stress escapes me. I guess they did calculations on their population and at some point decided this handful placed you at highest risk. It's always amazed me though that family history didn't make the list. ... (22 replies)

... If you cannot find a lipid specialist,you can get some of the same information from a cardiologist or an endocrinologist.With your high triglyceride readings the cholesterol calculations could not be made with any accuracy. ... (29 replies)
... I'm not sure what conversion factors you were using, but I came up with completely different numbers, plus, triglycerides have a different molecular weight than cholesterol and requires the use of a different conversion factor. ... (8 replies)
... Is there a site that shows how to do calculations for cholesterol numbers to get ratios? ... (2 replies)
... In any case my HDL at its lowest point was 25, and I thought I was doing well with a cholesterol of 192. ... (3 replies)
... Our conversion calculations differ. ... (4 replies)
... Kinda funny how one part of Johns Hopkins claims that ketogenic diets like Dr. Atkins can be harmful while another part uses a similar very low carbohydrate ketogenic diet for treatment of epilepsy. From the Johns Hopkins Epilepsy Center: http://www.neuro.jhmi.edu/Epilepsy/keto.html "The Ketogenic Diet is a carefully calculated diet, high in fat, low in protein, and... (26 replies)
... If my calculations are correct, your total cholesterol is 175, which isn't bad. Actually, your HDL is your biggest problem, not your LDL. ... (22 replies)
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Jan 15, 2002
... I really can't see going to a lipid specialist that I feel is going to try one thing after another only to say not much more can be done. We have been over this cholesterol problem with hubby's cardiologist, his reg. dr. and my dr. and still have gotten nowhere, except for the suggestion of trying another statin. ... (21 replies)




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