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... If you mean that your mother had two different blood tests done at two different labs and they came up with two different TC numbers, this is not surprising. They are likely using the same testing protocol, but these numbers are not absolutes like your height. In other words, you could have the very same lab take a sample, five minutes later take another sample. Then send... (6 replies)
... that there is a difference in calculating the total cholesterol level. My mum's report done by Lab A shows a total cholesterol level of about 247, which is considered high. If Lab B's method is used, the figure will be slightly lower than 230. ... (6 replies)
... The figures used for the onset of the prescription of cholesterol reducing drugs now depend on the level of TC divided by the 'good' lipids, HDL. ALSO, the 'bad' lipids, LDL, once again divided by HDL. ... (10 replies)

... I'm 31 male, slim build but have a little pot belly from having low testosterone levels. The first cholesterol level 5 years ago was 232 and the recent values haven't looked bad because I had good HDL and Trig levels but on the last test my trigs were elevated. ... (3 replies)
... You are correct. Your numbers are not terrible, in fact your HDL of 66 and triglycerides of 84 are excellent. ... (6 replies)
... After 6 wks on Crestor my cholesterol level was 222! ... (1 replies)
... For example, since my father's HDL is 77, and his triglycerides are 58, then that would give him a ratio of 0.75, which would appear favorable. ... (12 replies)
... Hi Lisa, Your numbers are not that bad due tot he fact that your HDL is very good. Ratio is good too. The low fat low cholesterol diet is counter productive. Our bodies need fat and cholesterol as each provide us with essential nutrients. Our hearts and brains need cholesterol. Search on memory loss and statins (drugs used to lower cholesterol). Saturated fat is... (9 replies)
... Thanks Jacqueline, It also seems that what SOME tests view as Lp(a), others (presumably the VAP) see a grouping of things like Lp (A1), Lp(A2), and Lp (A1+B) ...confusing and DISTINCTLY unamusing:D:D! So therefore your test probably was measuring only a fraction of what mine were. Here's a study indicating that Lp(a) is quite dangerous ...of course people undergoing... (10 replies)

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