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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)
... can have a significant impact on their cholesterol levels. ... (9 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)

... Isn't that part of the total cholestrol equation? ... (8 replies)
... Yes, it's quite possible to have a total cholesterol level of 186, and still have a high triglyceride level. ... (8 replies)
... If your HDL level is low, then more exercise is needed and a standard glass of 'pinot grapes' based wine a day will definitely help. ... (11 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)
... level is underestimated when it is calculated by the Friedewald formula compared with the LDL level measured by a direct method. A secondary objective was to determine and compare the percentages of patients meeting LDL goal using each of these two methods. ... (76 replies)
... How old is the Silvertein article, for it seems odd to emphasize only total cholesterol without discussing its components? ... (54 replies)
... Eating foods that contain cholesterol does not elevate your cholesterol levels. ... (2 replies)
Dec 25, 2004
... times better at predicting future heart disease risk than total choleserol alone. ... (4 replies)
... your body weight does not tell you how much is muscle versus fat, just as total cholesterol does not tell you how much is HDL versus LDL. ... (17 replies)
... Yes, VLDL is included as part of your total cholesterol. The VLDL contribution is derived from your triglyceride number divided by 5. Don't ask me how they came up that formula. I have no idea. ... (8 replies)
... side so I cut back to 100 mg, every other day. I also started to take a lot of supplements, most of them I read about in Robert Kowalski's book "The New 8 Week Cholesterol Cure". This is a must read. ... (6 replies)

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