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... I agree completely about the extraordinary difficulty of getting meaningful triglyceride in normal life situtations...standardization is indeed impossible. ... (14 replies)
... reviewed the 2002 test results and although said particular areas were not perfect, was pleased with the overall including ratio and recommended I change nothing. Strange? ... (1 replies)
... from April. Triglyceride is down 41. ... (4 replies)

Lipitor and tricor
Sep 27, 2004
... was that a fasting test? ... (24 replies)
... Regarding tests for heart disease, it amazes me that, given my high reading, this doctor didn't first consider a test to determine if I actually have CHD. It seems that lowering cholesterol is an end in itself nowadays. ... (13 replies)
... Dude, can I call you dude? :-) I was about your age when I had my cholesterol checked at a health fair and my cholesterol was off the chart, the highest reading they had was 279 and the machine just said "high" for my reading. At that point, I started eating better, I jogged every other day and the days I didn't job, I was at the gym. I got down to 165lbs, I was a lean... (7 replies)
... You are right to be concerned in my opinion, because your triglyceride to HDL ratio has become terrible! ... (10 replies)
... TC = Total Cholesterol. You have high triglycerides, low HDL, high triglyceride/HDL ratio of 11.3 (normal is 5.0, optimum is < 2.0), and moderately high fasting bloodsugar (normal is 70-90 mg/dl). Are you overweight? Do you have high bloodpressure? All of the above are the classic symptoms of Syndrome X. Metabolic Syndrome X is a cluster of symptoms that greatly... (9 replies)
... I have been working for a year to get my cholesterol numbers down below 300 and it hasnt worked. I started with 339 and im at 317. i have been trying to avoid the Statin but it seems inevitable. I'm 25 years old, Male, smoker, drinker and with a history of high cholesterol in the family. Both grandmas and both parents all have cholesterol levels above 240 with my mom being... (7 replies)
... and my cholesterol was 205, my triglycerides were 130. A couple of weeks ago I had the same blood test and the Tri's were 534!!!!! ... (4 replies)
... He wrote me: "I reviewed your cholesterol profile and based on your overall cardiac risk profile I would advise you consider using a cholesterol lowering drug like atorvastatin to lower LDL bad cholesterol and to reduce risk of future heart attack and stroke." My cholesterol panel (12/17) Total: 169 (3 years ago 190) Triglyceride: 79 (3 years ago 154) Non HDL: 129 ... (2 replies)
... I did a fasting blood test yesterday, and my results are pretty elevated. My father is a retired anesthesiologist, and he says it is bad. ... (4 replies)
... I am new to the board and trying to make some sense of my recent VAP test which came up flagged abnormal for Pattern B LDL yet my other numbers appear to be very good. ... (4 replies)
... Glucose, fasting ..... ... (0 replies)
... Both sugars and fats can be a problem for triglyceride leves, but the worst offender that I found, from personal experience, is ALCOHOL. ... (15 replies)
... I have been on Zocor a month. My non-fasting blood test showed I had a triglyceride level of 1029 (yes, not a typo) although my total cholesterol is 180. HDL and LDL were not measured because of the extremely high tri level. Needless to say, this freaked me out! I had a diverticulitis flare-up after going heavy on fresh fruits, veggies, etc., after worrying about lowering... (41 replies)
Info please?
Jul 23, 2005
... I still don't see the link between triglyceride and high GI foods, I mean the scientific explanation behind it, but I'll see what google says about that... ... (7 replies)
... Following your 12 to 14 hour fast, drink at least 8 ounces of water before going to have your blood drawn. Nothing else, just plain water. Most are not aware that mild dehydration occurs during a fast and makes it more difficult for the lab to draw blood. (7 replies)
... how long do you have to fast (7 replies)
... I am 51 year old female, type 2 diabetic, and have been really lax about watching what i eat. I went for my dr appointment with my endo, and he had ran a fasting cholesterol test. ... (3 replies)

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