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... Babydog, It sounds as though you have a very good diet. And by that I mean one that I could live with. Thanks for letting me know about the discrepincies in drug store related cholesterol tests. This would certainly explain the 80 point difference with the lab. Yes, I need to call the Dr.s Offfice and get a copy of my Cholesterol results. I have to call them within... (30 replies)
... My doctor still feels I do not need medication as I have no other risk factors. Also my HDL is above 60 which is supposedly protective. I attribute the rise to the fact that the winter caused me to not want to exercise as much. ... (30 replies)
... I have posted on the BP board before but this is the first time for this board. I was recently hospialized because of symptoms due to a loss of potassium while using Diovan HCT. While in the hospital my doctor, as well as the cardiologist, ran a lipid panel. The lipid panel completed by my general physician gave these numbers: Total cholesterol- 270, triglycerides- 167, ... (3 replies)

Mar 15, 2005
... ast, always was, so at least the oatmeal in the a.m. helps with that. My numbers have always been borderline, and my old dr. just told me to watch it, as with my HDL being high, mid 60's, he didn't think meds. were necessary. In the last few years since he retired, these new drs. ... (19 replies)
... rise in HDL cholesterol. These percentages are equal to results obtained with statin medications. ... (7 replies)
New Numbers
Oct 27, 2004
... gone several months without a drop, down goes the HDL. I am working out hard 5 days a week with mixed strength and aerobics, so for me, exercise isn't much of an HDL booster. ... (8 replies)
... IVUS studies were performed on the LMCA of 60 patients. ... (54 replies)
... has a fairly limited range, albeit an important one. It's the high LDL that's run amok with our species...not the HDL being too low. ... (54 replies)
... er people post on this board with LDL's higher than 177. I have always been led to believe that this number seriousness is contingent upon other factors such as HDL and tryglycerides. ... (36 replies)
... Type 2 diabetes is a is an inability to control the glucose level in the blood due to insulin resistance or a lack of insulin. Abnormal lipid levels (low HDL & elevated triglycerides) are usually present when someone is diagnosed with T2 diabetes. Metabolic Syndrome or Syndrome X is a precursor to Type 2 diabetes and is defined as: From the American Heart Association: ... (2 replies)
... Bill, Arizona and NineLives gave you some additional advice that is very good. Niacin is great w/r/t changing the particle size to the more favorable larger, buoyant form. I would say the probability is pretty high that you have the small dense form, characteristic in those of us that have or are susceptible to metabolic syndrome. I would say if you add in 30-60 mins... (7 replies)
... When I had my MI at age 35, my cholesterol was controlled by meds and in the 190s. I have to agree with NineLives here on this one. The neat thing (as a scientist myself) is that yes, there are always studies where the data can indicate one thing in certain situations. Perhaps the 160-190 mg/dL range is healthiest for specific civilizations, on specific diets, with specific... (15 replies)
... What the VERY, VERY high HDL does is make it look like your have an unhealthy TC. Not true since your LDL is nicely low. ... (2 replies)
Heart attack risk
Jan 31, 2004
... Your numbers aren't really all that bad, except that your HDL could be better. A higher HDL would most certainly improve things all around. ... (18 replies)
Niacin and Lipitor
Dec 28, 2003
... High cholesterol runs in the family. I also have a brother who had heart bypass surgery at around 60 yrs. I've been taking the timed release formula of niacin, and the Inositol Hexanicotinate, flush free Niacin. ... (6 replies)
... Do some research (using any search engine) on Policosanol which can be purchased at any Health Food Store (mine cost $10.17 for 60 tablets 10mg). There have been many positive studies. I've used this product for 6 months and recent blood tests showed a dramatic increase in HDL (from 37 to 64) with some moderate positive change in overall Cholesterol and HDL. The large... (6 replies)
... Your partner has Outstanding HDL and Trigs. ... (10 replies)
... ear and my trig were 102 hdl 55, this year after deciding to revamp my diet I threw out the smart balance and went for real saturated fats and my trig lowered to 60 and my hdl increased to 68. ... (24 replies)
... I take my Biscanner with me whenever I have a full lipid panel done at the lab. Just before I go into the lab, I take a Total and an HDL reading from the BioScanner as a comparative to what the lab resutls are. ... (6 replies)
... by starting niacin. I have a colleague that went from a mid 30 HDL to the 50s just by adding 2000 mg Niacin and not adding exercise. ... (34 replies)

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