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... Fasting is ideal..but I don't think it's critical. The exception are the TRIGS. Basically you have a very low HDL...in 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)
... and eating fairly well when the panel was taken, but here is what I am doing now... ... (21 replies)
... I hadn't eaten for about 3 hours prior though. ... (21 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)
... I'm assuming you are not taking any cholesterol medications. Every 3 months sounds excessive for checking cholesterol. ... (9 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)
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)
... 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)
... Patient should be on a stable diet, ideally for two to three weeks prior to collection of blood, and should fast for 12 to 14 hours before collection of the specimen. ... (13 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)
... years. I was going in for a "consultation," but ended up having blood drawn. ... (13 replies)
... Every 3 months I keep wishing for a lipid panel that comes back with all numbers in normal ranges... ... (0 replies)
... hdl numbers much or not, but for triglycerides I was told that fasting matters. ... (13 replies)
... No doctor I have had has ever suggested I take any drug for my cholesterol and my health situation is the same now as it was 3 years ago. I am a 65 year old male retired for 4 years now. ... (2 replies)
Tricor
Feb 12, 2006
... It was a fasting test right? ... (9 replies)
... Thanks, I guess it is because of my HBP. But as you say, my numbers are ok except for the LDL. My doctor says LDL should be below 100. I have head is under 130 is ok. I think I can drop my LDL by cutting back on eggs. ... (9 replies)
Tricor
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)
Cholesteral check
Jul 10, 2006
... is considered high, and the desired level will be even less then that depending on your other risks for heart disease. ... (1 replies)
... checked so they went ahead to do a lipid panel as well. When the results came back I was totally freaked out. My HDL was 61 LDL was 167 and Triglycerides were 126...total cholesterol 253! ... (5 replies)




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