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... HDL ratio is 2.0 or less. As an example, a triglyceride level of 100 and an HDL level of 50 would equate to a ratio of 2.0. Anything less than 3.0 is good. 3.0 to 4.0 is marginal. 4.0 to 5.0 is borderline high, and greater than 5.0 would be considered high. ... (1 replies)
Mar 29, 2011
... As you can see from the above, every ratio relies on the HDL. The higher your HDL, the lower your ratios. So, the lower the ratio, the lower the risk of heart disease. ... (3 replies)
Nov 2, 2001
... Does anyone know the problems created by a low HDL level? ... (8 replies)

... This ratio is now considered to be the most accurate in determining CHD within 10 years. ... (10 replies)
... HDL ratio has been found to be the most accurate. ... (3 replies)
... As you can see from this example, total cholesterol level is pretty much useless for predicting heart disease risk. ... (14 replies)
... Serum HDL level 1. ... (10 replies)
Help with HDL
Nov 11, 2005
... fasting triglyceride level can be as much as ten times higher than a fasting level. The other numbers might be influenced, too, but not by nearly as much. ... (11 replies)
High Fat Meal
Dec 9, 2003
... experment more. I think I read about the correlation in a pub by Stephen Sinatra, MD. I don't have any studies on it. After reading that I realized my glucose level was 123, still normal but high normal. I wondered if improving it into the 80's would lower my triglycerides. ... (5 replies)
... HDL ratio has been shown to be a much better predictor of heart disease risk than total cholesterol or LDL levels which seem to be the only thing that doctors focus on. ... (6 replies)
... e. You don't need any drugs based on those numbers. The risks just don't justify the benefits, if any in your case. Of particular importance is your very high HDL level and very low triglyceride level. That high of an HDL is very protective. ... (8 replies)
... lower HDL levels. ... (12 replies)
... Of all of the blood lipids, it is a low HDL level combined with a high triglyceride level that is the best indicator for heart disease risk. ... (5 replies)
... HDL ratio of 5. ... (5 replies)
... like 16 times better at predicting future heart disease than total cholesterol level alone. ... (12 replies)
... Did your doctor provide you with the HDL and triglyceride numbers? ... (4 replies)
Dec 25, 2004
... What you likely have is an equal or higher ratio of LDL pattern A than LDL pattern B as indicated by your low normal triglyceride level. ... (4 replies)
... High triglyceride levels are one of the classic symptoms of insulin resistance and Syndrome X. It all comes down to your diet. ... (13 replies)
... HDL ratio levels sitting nicely in the low category risk area for CHD. ... (8 replies)
... It's strange that when LDL is lowered dramatically, HDL decreases also. I've seen this time and time again. ... (9 replies)

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