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High Cholesterol Board Index
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Weird Cholesterol
Oct 22, 2004
... That formula works pretty good for triglycerides in the normal range of approximately 100 to 200. With triglycerides above 200, and especially above 400, that calculation tends to underestimate the actual LDL. ... (7 replies)
Low hdl
Jul 9, 2003
... Would individuals with these cholesterol balances be at high risk or low risk for developing heart disease? ... (19 replies)
... AFAIK the direct calculation of LDL is accurate without regard to elevated triglyceride levels. ... (20 replies)

... the trick is to lower total cholesterol also and boost HDL. ... (24 replies)
... cause the caculated LDL values to be high. Your doctor should have a direct measurement cholesterol test done before even talking to you about statins considering your TG levels. ... (35 replies)
... At last calculation mine was 67. I believe there may be something to the reversal just from my own experiences. ... (8 replies)
... That is quite high. Normal levels are less than 150 and optimum levels are less than 100. The two dietary factors that have the biggest influence on triglyceride levels are carbohydrate intake and fructose intake. ... (29 replies)
... What have you tried dietwise in the year since you stoped the cholesterol meds? ... (25 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)

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