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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)

... Your total cholesterol is 194. ... (7 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)
... Putting the numbers into the right had side give a total cholesterol of 283, far worse than the 228. Usually when tiglycerides are that high one is usually told "cannot calculate LDL with triglycerides over 400. ... (4 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)
... Recently had my cholesterol done at local gym. To be honest I am not sure that they add up, and also what they mean. ... (7 replies)
... refers to. If it IS 40, need to raise that HDL and lower the Total to get the ratio below 4.0. ... (20 replies)
... If you have total cholesterol and triglycerides you can calculate your LDL. ... (3 replies)
... can have a significant impact on their cholesterol levels. ... (9 replies)
... Why is his total cholesterol so low and is that dangerous? ... (2 replies)
... Therefore, I'm far more concerned about lowering Homocysteine than Total Cholesterol. The Test for Homocysteine is expensive so not all Insurance Providers will cover it. I was willing to pay out of pocket. ... (24 replies)
... Don't bump up your RYR to 2400mg per day unless it is absolutely necessary. First try 600, then 1200 and then 1800mg per day for at least three months between each step. (Test levels between steps before moving on.) If you read historical data about RYR on this forum, you will find the reasons for these incremental steps. Also, if you want to raise your HDL whilst taking... (11 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)
... You cannot torture that formula quite so hard. ... (24 replies)
... First of all the reason your veins are so prominent is probably the circuit training. My husband is a body builder and that is the look he likes to achieve. That vascular look makes your muscles appear larger. As far as eating 4 pieces of pizza no it's not good but as long as you don't do it every day you'll probably be fine. You don't need to harbor bad feelings about... (7 replies)
Bad Test Results
Dec 19, 2004
... A total cholesterol of 258 wouldn't be that big of a deal except for your low HDL level and high triglyceride level. ... (6 replies)

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