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... If you mean that your mother had two different blood tests done at two different labs and they came up with two different TC numbers, this is not surprising. They are likely using the same testing protocol, but these numbers are not absolutes like your height. In other words, you could have the very same lab take a sample, five minutes later take another sample. Then send... (6 replies)
... Do you know what is the standard way of calculating total cholesterol level? ... (6 replies)
Weird Cholesterol
Oct 22, 2004
... Those are excellent numbers, especially your high HDL level and very low triglyceride level. And don't worry about that LDL of 170 because that number isn't accurate. ... (7 replies)

... The more expensive CardioChek model takes a single sample and uses a single test strip for TC, HDL, and Trigs. This model also does the LDL calculation for you. ... (6 replies)
... The calculation seems correct. Also, I have a record of 15 blood tests starting in 1984, and the trigs are all over the place, from a low of 68 to highs of 214. ... (9 replies)
... I was on statins for 8 months and had Ezetimibe added in for one month before I got my trigs down and had my first valid LDL, and that was 27. By that point my total was 124 but it was shortly after angioplasty so low due to that. ... (9 replies)
... They still should be able to measure your total cholesterol and HDL. ... (29 replies)
... HDL ratio. Your LDL level was probably 'calculated', not directly measured, and part of the calculation is based on the triglycerides. So if you lower the trigs, your LDL will go down also. ... (27 replies)




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