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... the nurse said the main reason was because my LDL particle number was borderline. I don't recall anyone mentioning anything about LDL particle numbers before. ... (1 replies)
... hey look very good overall. Your total cholesterol certainly isn't high. Your HDL is high, and your triglycerides are low. This combination usually favors larger LDL particle size. Actually, I'm surprised that the doctor even bothered to measure particle size in your case, unless there are other issues involved. ... (1 replies)
... and my ldl cholesterol went higher. I said to the doctor that, if my cholesterol particle size was not at healthy levels, I would consider either taking statins or reducing the calories in my diet. ... (2 replies)

... eat from his diet. Try a low carb diet and shoot to get those TGs down into the 70s or lower. Once that happens I'll bet he will see a significant improvement in particle size. Have a Vitamin d blood check done if it is not at an optimal level then supplement or get enough sun exposure to achieve optimal levels of Vitamin D3. ... (4 replies)
... ldl particle size 20. ... (4 replies)
... Cholesterol particle size. The bigger the cell size the better? ... (5 replies)
... My number was right on the border at 20.5. I was told this number represented the average size of my ldl particles. ... (5 replies)
... Arkie6, To answer your question again, I do have some additional and corrected values. One day I will go back and look up all my tests in the past 5 years for comparison of pre and post-MI. From a recent report issued to me(through work) on my history: 8/29/1997 BP 170/112 Chol: 269 Glucose:124 Wt: 220 3/29/2000 NR NR Glucose:348 Wt: 227... (9 replies)
... Just for clarification, LipoMED is referring to the ldl particle number and not the ldl particle size as a greatest predictor of CHD over the standard ratios. Your ldl particle numbers are ideal. ... (5 replies)
... I have had a few NMR lipoprotein analyses also. I tend to agree that the overall average particle size is a decent predictor of possible cardiovascular issues. ... (5 replies)
... I thought triglicerides high goes along with high LDL particle number.... ... (5 replies)
... I don't see how you can come to that conclusion by just looking at a simple mathematical equation. The equation doesn't mean that if triglycerides go down that LDL must go up. HDL and total cholesterol can also change resulting in no direct correlation between LDL and triglycerides. ... (19 replies)
... the LDL and VLDL subclasses would appear to put whites at more risk. ... (1 replies)
... reactive less than .5 is really good. And LDL at 89 is also really good. Lowering it more than it is right now might not produce any health benefits at all. ... (5 replies)
... your total cholesterol should be 256, not 282. Your HDL is pretty good, and your triglycerides are excellent. It's just that your LDL is high, which is driving up your total number. Is a calculated LDL of 190 complete justification for you to be placed on a lifelong regimen of statin drugs? ... (4 replies)
Lab results
Feb 18, 2008
... ALSO WANTED TO KNOW THE DIFFERENCE OF BIG PARTICLES AND LITTLE PARTICLE WHICH ONE IS GOOD AND WHICH ONE IS BAD ? ... (6 replies)
... and LDL cholesterol have been reported to have synergy in elevating risk in both men and women with hypercholesterolemia. ... (23 replies)
... Generally, small dense LDL is considered more dangerous than large buoyant LDL. ... (6 replies)
... Yep. I basically eliminated all grains at one time, and while it helped triglycerides some, it didn't really help my particle sizes or HDL much. ... (5 replies)
... Of course, too high of an LDL can potentially be detrimental, but you can't just go by number values. All LDL is not the same. It is quite possible for someone with an LDL of 150 to be at less risk than someone with an LDL of 100. ... (23 replies)




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