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... 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)
... I have never had a cholesterol test before, so I asked the doctor to give me one. ... (5 replies)
Fasting time???
Jan 30, 2006
... The reason for fasting before a lipid panel is that a measure of triglycerides is a part of that panel and is needed in calculating your TC. ... (3 replies)

... I am loathe to ever recommend a low carb diet becasue it ALWAYS means a hiigh fat diet. But there is nothing that will lower test triglycerides faster than a low carb diet...the effect can be STARTLING, I've seen the effect over and over again. ... (24 replies)
... Lets back up a bit. ... (5 replies)
... LDL went up somewhat and triglycerides came down a bit...Total cholesterol went up slightly. ... (8 replies)
... load before, during or after exercise to avoid hypoglycemia. This can only mean that I am getting more of my energy from keytones. I am on a mission to make that fat burning pathway as efficient as possible. And anyone who persists with this approach will get similar results. ... (26 replies)
... hours before the test? ... (10 replies)
... that's prior to eating a lot of sweet items before the blood test. Mine are now much more reasonable with the 10 mg. ... (20 replies)
... cup of corn a day. ... (23 replies)
... It begins when I felt a little chest pain. I was not sure if it is heart related. Then a churchmate of mine was undergoing Heart surgery. ... (0 replies)
... hours before the test? ... (4 replies)
My results
Jul 11, 2005
... My next test is in October. ... (31 replies)
Help with HDL
Nov 11, 2005
... My husband's triglycerides were 300. In 3 short months they were 150 taking 1,000mg of cinnamon and cutting back on simple carbs. ... (11 replies)
... You are absolutely right. I pay for these tests and I should have copies of my medical records and tests. I have a right to them AND if I change doctors I have these to give to him. Thanks for this advice. ... (30 replies)
... This is the second time I'v been tested and it's been the same. So yes, I made sure I fasted. My Dr. says it is probably genetic and not diet related?? I have added high potency fish oil and chromium to my supplements. I read those will help with triglycerides. I will try to eat more veggies. (8 replies)
... hour fast. Also, refrain from alcohol use for 24 hours before the test. ... (7 replies)
... low cholesterol diet, and possibly high carb diet, this might be one of the reasons your cholesterol is climbing. Eating cholesterol does not raise one's cholesterol levels. ... (30 replies)
... Eating hash browns three hours before a blood test can certainly elevate your triglycerides. In order to get an accurate triglyceride reading, you really should fast twelve hours before blood is drawn. ... (2 replies)
... mg, which brought my TC to 202. My doc still wasn't happy, so I increased it to 750 mg, which brought it to 190. I just wanted to point out that for some people, a cholesterol level like yours can be brought under control with considerably less niacin than 2 grams a day. ... (95 replies)

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