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High Cholesterol
Feb 13, 2010
... thirties with a cholesterol level of 6.4. I was very fit and healthy, not overweight, and took daily supplements with plant sterols in them, and high doses of omega 3 fish oils. ... (7 replies)
... If you mean that your mother had two different blood tests done at two different labs and they came up with two different TC numbers, this is not surprising. They are likely using the same testing protocol, but these numbers are not absolutes like your height. In other words, you could have the very same lab take a sample, five minutes later take another sample. Then send... (6 replies)
... Do you know what is the standard way of calculating total cholesterol level? ... (6 replies)

... the beginning of all this, my LDL would have been high if it had been measurable. I believe LDL can be measured properly but is expensive. In UK it is done by calculation but can only be valid when trigs are below a certain level. ... (9 replies)
Weird Cholesterol
Oct 22, 2004
... Those are excellent numbers, especially your high HDL level and very low triglyceride level. And don't worry about that LDL of 170 because that number isn't accurate. ... (7 replies)
... The more expensive CardioChek model takes a single sample and uses a single test strip for TC, HDL, and Trigs. This model also does the LDL calculation for you. ... (6 replies)
... The calculation seems correct. Also, I have a record of 15 blood tests starting in 1984, and the trigs are all over the place, from a low of 68 to highs of 214. ... (9 replies)
... HDL ratio. Your LDL level was probably 'calculated', not directly measured, and part of the calculation is based on the triglycerides. So if you lower the trigs, your LDL will go down also. ... (27 replies)
... What have you tried dietwise in the year since you stoped the cholesterol meds? ... (25 replies)
... They still should be able to measure your total cholesterol and HDL. ... (29 replies)




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