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... On your other post about medications, if you can do with out the patch the morning of your blood tests ,then do that. You can always apply the patch after you have had your blood drawn. ... (2 replies)
... It seems I get a different answer from different doctors, internet searches, lab technicians....so can anyone please tell me what does and doesn't matter when fasting for cholesterol tests? ... (2 replies)
... I've read that the 12 hour fast is mandatory for good readings especially triglycerides but even more important is a 24 hour fast from even the slightest bit of alcohol. ... (21 replies)

... Cold Pressed Extra Virgin of course.... ... (31 replies)
... levels. These are the greatest indicators of your true cholesterol. Was the lab taken after fasting for 12 hours? ... (1 replies)
... Beware of using oils in large quantity to combat triglycerides. ... (14 replies)
Triglycerides
Oct 5, 2004
... You guys might find this interesting, I did from several angles: (excuse the cut and paste but I'm a bit gun-shy about posting links on these boards.) (11 replies)
... I agree with the last poster. Check out this article. ... (22 replies)
... Fasting will have an impact on all your numbers exept possibly the HDL. Your doctor most likely feels that your results will still be high based off of these reading. I would tend to agree that fasting will not make a radical difference with the LDL. ... (13 replies)
... Ok... I left one out... what is printed is wrong. Makes no sense. And the standards seem very messed up as well... like from the 70's or something. I'd get my money back for sure. Honestly... that's one screwed up set of test results. ... (3 replies)
... mine did, staying at 272. After Accutane, the levels should go back to normal, but my dermatologist and I decided to do a fasting lipid profile to be sure. It came back on Thursday, and was 321. ... (10 replies)
Help with HDL
Nov 11, 2005
... fasting triglyceride level can be as much as ten times higher than a fasting level. The other numbers might be influenced, too, but not by nearly as much. You have a risky ratio of HDL to total cholesterol. ... (11 replies)
... Atherosclerosis Research Unit, University of Alabama Medical Center 35294. ... (0 replies)
... Was this a fasting test? ... (4 replies)
... Yes, there is that school of thought about the ratios being not so important. That's where my internist differs from cardiologist. ... (8 replies)
... I'm not a doctor or scientist but have been researching this stuff for the past year. ... (41 replies)
... for 37 years. Although he had never had any symptoms, he did undergo triple bypass surgery 8 years ago as the result of a routine stress test. ... (12 replies)
... I have reversed type II diabetes. The most significant impact upon my lipid profile is the weight I am at and exercise. My diet apparently has only a minor impact in the lipids, but probably plays a major role in the weight loss. ... (17 replies)
... HDL cholesterol molar ratio 1.33 distinguishes the small and large LDL size pattern. ... (12 replies)
... That, from Dr. Donald B. Hunninghake who predicted the change at a conference sponsored by the American College of Cardiology. ... (38 replies)




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