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... 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)
... 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)
... Non HDL is a measure of total cholesterol minus HDL cholesterol, is a predictor of CVD in patients with diabetes. ... (8 replies)

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Jul 23, 2005
... I'm a newbie where cholesterol is concerned... I have some questions. ... (7 replies)
... Don't know if you are on meds for the cholesterol or not, but those are pretty darn good numbers. Your CHL ratio is your total cholesterol divided by your HDL. Your LDL is a calulation done by taking your Trigs. ... (3 replies)
... you can come to that conclusion by just looking at a simple mathematical equation. The equation doesn't mean that if triglycerides go down that LDL must go up. HDL and total cholesterol can also change resulting in no direct correlation between LDL and triglycerides. ... (19 replies)
... Here is the report with TWO risk factors added in (relative with CHD and borderline high BP): NCEP ATP III Recommendation Consider drug therapy as LDL-C >130 mg/dL (3.36 mmol/L) Treatment goal is LDL-C <130 mg/dL (<3.36 mmol/L) If triglycerides level is >200 mg/dl (>2.26 mmol/L) when LDL-C target is achieved, secondary goal for non-HDL-C (total minus HDL... (8 replies)
... These are my results that calculator gave me: NCEP ATP III Recommendation No drug therapy is recommended as LDL-C <190 mg/dL (4.91 mmol/L) Treatment goal is LDL-C <160 mg/dL (<2.59 mmol/L) If triglycerides level is >200 mg/dl (>2.26 mmol/L) when LDL-C target is achieved, secondary goal for non-HDL-C (total minus HDL cholesterol) is <190 mg/dL (<4.91... (8 replies)
... Note, I am not a doctor, I just track my numbers closely and read a lot. CRP responds to inflammation, and is an attempt to evaluate overall risk for cardiovascular issues. However, it can come from multiple and/or benign sources (i.e. a viral infection or flu). The reason they retest in 1-2 weeks is to check to see if it was a temporary spike or if the number is... (5 replies)
... I think the new goal is a total Cholesterol of 20 with an HDL recommendation of >40. This will mean that LDL will have to come down to at least MINUS 20 (assuming triglycerides are ZERO) They figure that only 2 people on the planet will not need drugs but they may be dead! (2 replies)
... I think I share your Famial hperlipidemia...My poor mother tried so hard just before statins were developed to get her cholesterol to decent results with absolutely no luck... ... (30 replies)




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