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... from the extremely high trig level. ... (19 replies)
... Please see "Follow-up: Extremely High Triglycerides" (19 replies)
... kathy I have hi triglycerides on and off for a long time now some of mine is heredity the drs prefer the triglycerides to be at 180 or less there is a high rishk of stroke and heart attack with the hi triglycerides has your dr put u onm any lipid lowering meds? ... (20 replies)

... I have to disagree with this assessment. Dietary protein and fat (like that found in meat and eggs) has little impact on fasting triglyceride levels - many studies and clinical trials confirm this. It is not the fat in your diet that impacts triglyderides, but the carbohydrates. What has the biggest impact on triglycerides is dietary carbohydrate, in particular the sugars... (20 replies)
... Needless to say, we are extremely happy. ... (1 replies)
... High triglycerides in the blood are driven by eating carbohydrates. ... (4 replies)
... I really am aware that his triglycerides are off the charts. I am extremely concerned about this. This is the first time they have been so high. In addition to taking the medication, we're cutting carbs, sugars, no red meat. ... (19 replies)
... and you will learn about how they cause you to have high insulin levels and high triglycerides.. ... (20 replies)
... Kate, is this the first time he has had Trigs so high? I know my husband has had tests done in the past where his have been in the 400's, but 2020 is really something I never heard of. Hopefully the meds. will help, along with some of the suggestions U got from folks here, as that is really high!! Good luck, and do keep us posted.... :wave: (19 replies)
... Lipator does not lower trigs. The drug that does is Tricor but that does not touch cholesterol. My wife tried both and although the tricor did lower the trigs she had to stop all drugs because of gall stones that was discovered,. I recommend that anyone taking statins have their gall bladder checked with ultra sound to see if there are gall stones. So with that we switched... (20 replies)
... Kathy, just before halloween this year I had some blood work done, OOPS, my tri's were over 500 - that's prior to eating a lot of sweet items before the blood test. Mine are now much more reasonable with the 10 mg. of Lipitor - hang in there, if they don't go down, ask the doc for a INSULIN test, although my fasting blood sugars are within a normal range (86) my insulin was... (20 replies)
... I'm new here but there seems to be a wealth of information available from you triglycerides are really high, like 968 on my last test. Before that they were 550. Can someone tell me, relatively speaking, how high that is? ... (20 replies)
... My Triglycerides were 500. ... (19 replies)
... worker who was taking a drug to clear acne and had to go get your triglycerides checked periodically. ... (19 replies)
... You mentioned blockage, but quite often, when you reach extremely high TG levels, the risk of CHD starts to decrease. ... (23 replies)
... cholesterol and glucose. Most diuretics can. My mom has been on lasix, hctz and now torsemide, which raised her cholesterol drasticly. It also made her a1c go extremely high. Since stopping the diuretics, she has dropped her a1c to 7 and her cholesterol to 243. She is still working to lower these numbers. ... (5 replies)
... Good to know! Have you taken any medication for the high triglycerides, or did you just use the fish oil supplements? ... (19 replies)
... I'm at my wit's end right now. I just got back results from my blood work and my cholesterol is extremely elevated. And every part of me is screaming WHAT? ... (3 replies)
... I don't know, just my opinion. Now for people that have extremely high levels.....into the 1000 level range where they have an extremely high risk of a heart attack, then yes, drastic measures may be nessesary. BUT.... ... (30 replies)
... An extremely high triglyceride level coupled with low HDL is called Metabolic syndrome or Syndrome X and it is HIGHLY correlated with heart disease... ... (10 replies)

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