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... Fish Oil, A multivitamin, Coenzyme Q10 and a B complex. Prescriptions are 10 mg of Pravachol and 5 mg. ... (7 replies)
... Dr. Davis, a cardiologist who uses calcium scoring to measure plaque, has used the 60-60-60 levels for many of his patients. Niacin, fish oil, normalizing vitamin D levels and elimination of wheat products gets many of his patients to this level. (7 replies)
... The 60-60-60 levels are optimal, especially if you have diagnosed coronary disease. Plaque reduction is possible once you get to these levels. It doesn't mean you have to get to those numbers, or you are doomed, but ideally.. yeah, that's what to shoot for. And vitamin D testing is extremely important. I'd also throw in thyroid testing too... it can negatively affect... (7 replies)

... Thanks for the Vitamin D information. I'm currently taking 2,000 mg a day of Carlson cod liver oil. I will make an appt. ... (7 replies)
... On the other hand, HDL, LDL, and TG all around 60 or better may well be typical for rural poor in places like China, where heart disease is rare compared to suburban US. ... (7 replies)
... This is the cholesterol guideline to live by according to many leading experts, Especially the Cardio-CT Scan experts. These levels avoid plaque and Calcium build-up in arteries and prevent all forms of heart disease and Strokes. Any levels higher than these put everyone at risk for future cardiac events. If they saw my latest cholesterol levels they would probably through me... (7 replies)
... My vitamin D level was at 21, when tested two years ago. And a vitamin D level of 20 isn't close to a deficiency, it's very deficient. And it's quite common, especially those living in the northern latitudes. You should aim for serum levels of at least 45-50. Some doctors even want it higher than that. (7 replies)
... Somehow, I doubt that the rural poor in China do the above consciously to improve their blood lipid levels. Though their exercise raises HDL (what people often take niacin for), they like fish (even if they don't get to eat it as much as they like), and they get vitamin D from sunlight while working in the fields. They do eat a lot of staple grain products (wheat in the... (7 replies)
... Do I need to start medication right away or I can control it with exercise, my doctor suggested me to take Fenolip 160 mg for 6 weeks and then again test the lipid profile, please suggest. ... (2 replies)
... Maria: To be quite honest, I didn't feel like I was educated enough in this area to give an informed dialogue with regard to your specific question. But you certainly can get my opinion. From everything I have learned, and experienced from the high TG side of thing, and eventual MI at age 35--its not a good thing to be sure. Elevated plasma TG (or VLDL) is certainly a... (12 replies)
... Barb, My history is that I am a 36 year old male, that suffered a MI in March of this year. Prior to this I was diagnosed with diabetes in November 2000. I had uncontrolled hypertension from 1992-1997. In 1997, I had a routine job physical and my cholesterol was 269 and triglycerides were >400. I went onto Tricor at that time. My weight was consistently 215-225. The... (14 replies)
New test results
Jan 30, 2004
... Justgettinby, Here's what the doctor is looking for: I hope that helped! (6 replies)
... Component Results Component Standard Range Your Value Cholesterol 120-199 mg/dL 147 The National Cholesterol Education Program (NCEP) has set the following guidelines (reference ranges) for Cholesterol: Optimal.....................<200 mg/dL Borderline High.............200-239 mg/dL High........................> or = 240 mg/dL Triglycerides 30-150 mg/dL 222 The... (13 replies)
... Component Results Component Standard Range Your Value Cholesterol 120-199 mg/dL 147 The National Cholesterol Education Program (NCEP) has set the following guidelines (reference ranges) for Cholesterol: Optimal.....................<200 mg/dL Borderline High.............200-239 mg/dL High........................> or = 240 mg/dL Triglycerides 30-150 mg/dL 222 The... (13 replies)
... ult with your physician first. I take my niacin by prescription. I did have to discontinue mine for a month due to elevated bilirubin. I just restarted on 500 mg a few weeks ago. ... (20 replies)
... So I went in to have a fasting lipid panel done as well as my thyroid panel (as I am hypothroid and need to check my bloodwork often). The lipid panel stated something I am not sure if I should be concerned about or not?! Triglycerides came back at : 141 mg/dL (range is : 35-135 mg/dL) HDL: 50 mg/dL (range is : 40-75 mg/dL) LDL : 68 mg/dL (range is : 60-100 mg/dL) ... (4 replies)
... effect of inositol nicotinate combined with clofibrate. In this study, type IIa patients received clofibrate and inositol nicotinate in respective doses of 1500 mg and 2400 mg daily, while types IV and V patients received 1500 mg and 900 mg daily, respectively. ... (19 replies)
... Bell99, Your glucose is 87 mg/dL; which is normal for a non-diabetic (> 126 mg/dL diabetic, > 110 mg/dL impaired glucose tolerance). Your triglycerides are 80 mg/dL (normal is < 155 mg/dL). Your VLDL component is then estimated at 16 mg/dL (see below). Your HDL-C (good cholesterol) is 54 mg/dL. (< 40 mg/dL implicates increased risk for heart disease, 40-59 mg/dL... (7 replies)
... MamaLamb: If you search in the diabetes forum, you will find a bunch of posts by people with diet recommendations for controlling their diabetes. I don't know about your situation with respect to exercise, diet and current weight, so my advice may not apply to you. I can tell you that in my case (as in cases of other type II's) that you will see a huge improvement in... (13 replies)
... What Do Cholesterol Test Numbers Mean? continued... Total blood cholesterol level: High risk: 240 mg/dL and above Borderline high risk: 200-239 mg/dL Desirable: Less than 200 mg/dL LDL cholesterol levels: Very high risk: 190 mg/dL and above High risk: 160-189 mg/dL (1 replies)




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