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... As zip noted, TC is always read directly. It is LDL that is calculated using the the formula zip provided. ... (6 replies)
... can have a significant impact on their cholesterol levels. ... (9 replies)
... Thanks for responding, your father's number would definitely plz me right now. I am sorry to hear he fell and was injured. It is a constant battle keeping bp, cholesterol and glucose in normal range when you're diabetic. I worry about taking niacin due to the flushing. ... (34 replies)

... effects caused him to stop taking it. As expected, his cholesterol level did go back up, as did his LDL. He continued taking antioxidants and several other supplements, and his ratios continued to remain favorable. ... (34 replies)
... level is underestimated when it is calculated by the Friedewald formula compared with the LDL level measured by a direct method. A secondary objective was to determine and compare the percentages of patients meeting LDL goal using each of these two methods. ... (76 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)
... How old is the Silvertein article, for it seems odd to emphasize only total cholesterol without discussing its components? ... (54 replies)
... What about VLDL????? Isn't that part of the total cholestrol equation?? Is it worse than the LDL???? Very low density (8 replies)
... Yes, it's quite possible to have a total cholesterol level of 186, and still have a high triglyceride level. ... (8 replies)
... If your HDL level is low, then more exercise is needed and a standard glass of 'pinot grapes' based wine a day will definitely help. ... (11 replies)
Bad Test Results
Dec 19, 2004
... A total cholesterol of 258 wouldn't be that big of a deal except for your low HDL level and high triglyceride level. ... (6 replies)
... Eating foods that contain cholesterol does not elevate your cholesterol levels. ... (2 replies)
... your body weight does not tell you how much is muscle versus fat, just as total cholesterol does not tell you how much is HDL versus LDL. ... (17 replies)
... side so I cut back to 100 mg, every other day. I also started to take a lot of supplements, most of them I read about in Robert Kowalski's book "The New 8 Week Cholesterol Cure". This is a must read. ... (6 replies)
Dec 25, 2004
... In general, they directly measure the TC, HDL, and triglycerides and calculate your LDL from those numbers using the following equation: LDL = TC - HDL - Triglycerides/5 or another way of representing that equation is: TC = LDL + HDL + Triglycerides/5. In reality, Total Cholesterol is the sum of the HDL, the LDL, and the VLDL (very low density lipoprotein). ... (4 replies)
... Probably, particularly if your level is high. At least I think so, since their particle size is even smaller than ordinary LDL. But that's why it's important to try to keep your triglycerides down. ... (8 replies)

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