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... This is what I would recommend for your husband. Cut back on all grain products and totaly eliminate wheat 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. ... (4 replies)
My recent tests
Jul 25, 2008
... This was while taking 500 mg Niaspan, which seemed to be doing nothing much besides giving me some minor heart palpitations. ... (2 replies)
... Mom, I admire with the way you confront things. Many people do not question why they just take answers for granted. ... (15 replies)

... of heart attacks or sudden death occurring without prior warning symptoms sufficient to incur medical evaluation or treatment. ... (33 replies)
VAP test?
Sep 15, 2006
... test is the one that his doctor refused to do. I think he will probably have the CRP, CPK and VAP tests. I will check into the Spectrcell tests as well. Thank you. ... (11 replies)
VAP test?
Sep 14, 2006
... test done. THis should give you some degree of information of inflammation. You might check out the tests Spectracell in Houston offers. THey have a much more specific test for particle size on both HDL and LDL. ... (11 replies)
... I think it is very useful to have your MD check your blood several times a year. The elevated liver tests are more common with the slow or extended release niacin. ... (8 replies)
... WBCs have been fine. I've had my ESR tested in the past too, and it's been normal. My cardio once gave me a script for a somewhat rare blood test, Matrix Metalloproteinase, which I think measures some inflammation too. ... (5 replies)
New Numbers
Aug 1, 2006
... Dilitiazem is a calcuim channel blocker like verapamil. My mom takes verapamil 120, but she was suppose to take 240. She cuts the pill in half. My mom took verapamil at the same time she was taking zocor. I did a drug tracker to see if they were compatible. ... (12 replies)




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