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... As zip noted, TC is always read directly. It is LDL that is calculated using the the formula zip provided. ... (6 replies)
... The Friedewald Formula is normaly used to estimate LDL cholesterol. The only lipids that are directly read are TC, TG and HDL. ... (6 replies)
... No the formula is wrong the correct one is Total cholesterol minus HDL minus the (Triglycerides divided by 5) So here is an example Chol.=174 Trig= 296 HDL= 54 LDL=60.8 174 - 54=120 296. divided by 5=59.2 120 -59.2 60.8 (6 replies)

... Great explanation... So... here is the calculation: Divide your Triglycerides by 5 113/5 = 22.6 Now, the formula is: (6 replies)
... Hey bigal, your forumla is identical to the one you said was wrong. You said: LDL = TC - HDL - (Trigs/5) Which just happens to be the same exact forumula as: TC = LDL + HDL + (Trigs/5). (6 replies)
Weird Cholesterol
Oct 22, 2004
... and very low triglyceride level. And don't worry about that LDL of 170 because that number isn't accurate. See, on the majority of lipid tests the lab measures total cholesterol, HDL, and triglycerides but they calculate LDL rather than measure it. ... (7 replies)
... The figures for my mum doesn't seem to fit in the formula which zip or the web told me (i.e. HDL+LDL+Triy/5): HDL 63 LDL 150 Triy 77 TC 247 There comes my question. Anyway thanks for the feedback. I agree it's no good asking things that are already plenty there on the web. (6 replies)
... AFAIK the direct calculation of LDL is accurate without regard to elevated triglyceride levels. The author of the Friedewald formula has also stated that a calculated LDL is only accurate when both the total cholesterol and LDL levels are within the normal range. ... (20 replies)
... the trick is to lower total cholesterol also and boost HDL. ... (24 replies)




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