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... I have never had a cholesterol test before, so I asked the doctor to give me one. ... (5 replies)
... If I do a cholesterol test, how long back does it reflect? ... (0 replies)
... Yesterday I had my total cholesterol checked. ... (3 replies)

... I am 36 years old, and just got the results of what is probably my first cholesterol test. ... (3 replies)
... I went to the doctor for some blood tests, and asked them to go ahead and test my cholesterol. I tend to eat a high fat diet, although not much fast food or fried stuff so I was expecting it to be high. ... (5 replies)
Cholesterol test
Jan 12, 2008
... Alcohol affects the blood sugar. Blood Sugars affect Triglyceride levels. The Dr. needs the blood results be as true a reading as possible for a good baseline. Thus, that is why he must not eat or drink any thing other then water or (maybe black coffee only) for the prescribed time. It is important t follow the Dr.s advice. (3 replies)
... t eat enough vegetables. ... (5 replies)
... He did ask me to cut down the fat in my diet and exercise more. His opinion is that my cholesterol level is off the chart, so I have to get the level back to normal fast with the help of Crestor first and will take me off Crestor after 3 months. ... (18 replies)
... our total chol is under 200. As far as your concern about your HDL, your ratios are OK. A high HDL does not mean much if all your other numbers are NG, and great cholesterol numbers mean nothing if your CRP, homocycteine, fibrinogen levels etc are off whack. ... (18 replies)
... Various factors unrelated to the lab can affect blood cholesterol levels. If it's winter, your reading will probably be higher. ... (4 replies)
... I encouraged my husband to get his cholesterol checked at his last physical for the first time. Mine is insanely low at 140, i've had it tested many times in my life. ... (9 replies)
... home monitor testing kit, but it only shows the total cholesterol, which was 248 at the last testing. The box comes with two tests, and the first test peaked at 285. The second test came down without any effort on my part. But, it was outdated by 6 months, so that may have skewed the numbers some. ... (8 replies)
... Hello, haven't been here in a long time. Anyway, going back for another cholesterol test in a couple of months. It's been roughly 9 months. Will also get homocysteine test done. ... (10 replies)
... I am 53, male, and there is a very strong history of heart attacks in my family including both parents. These occurred at a young age, before 55. I am sure my gene pool is really bad. Anyway, these are the cards I was dealt. ... (18 replies)
... Sorry, but that is DEFINITELY not out of hand, especially for a 22 yr. old. Don't know what your other numbers are, but if U want to eat healthy now to avoid problems later in life, do a web search for a cholesterol diet. ... (34 replies)
... I agree fully with you. It does not make any sense if you eat hamburgers every day and then all of a sudden eat like a vegetarian for two weeks and have your lipid test performed. In deed it will not give you a full accurate reading of your true numbers. ... (19 replies)
... I'm interested in hearing your advice on the ideal cholesterol lowering diet. I eat no meat, dairy or oils of any kind. It is frustrating because one person advocates the Ornish diet, another says something opposite. Who is correct? ... (26 replies)
... Can someone tell me if my cholesterol profile is ok? ... (2 replies)
... I would prefer not to take another cholesterol test if possible. ... (19 replies)
... fasting, cholesterol tests. How can they be accurate? ... (10 replies)

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