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... I would like receive some objective opinions from others regarding my father's recent blood test. He is 73 years old and has been a type 2 diabetic (non-insulin dependent) for 37 years. Although he had never had any symptoms, he did undergo triple bypass surgery 8 years ago as the result of a routine stress test. For the past several years his cardiologist had him on Zocor... (12 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)
... hours before your blood test definitely affects Triglycerides to the point that the triglyceride count is almost useless. ... (7 replies)

Bad Test Results
Dec 19, 2004
... To get that HDL up and those triglycerides down, you will likely need to shift your diet around. ... (6 replies)
... My husband just got his test results back. ... (2 replies)
... Need a suggestion. Last week I had lipid profile test for which i fasted 10 hours but i had 2 beers in dinner before fasting. It resulted with 600 triglycerides. ... (1 replies)
... First of all, I would think your dr. would want to do a fasting test to make sure your numbers are accurate seeing this is a NON fasting result. ... (2 replies)
... It also brings to mind my problem with fasting triglyceride testing. ... (5 replies)
... Hello everyone!!! I hope everyone is doing well! I am just requesting some advice. First of all, I had astronomically high cholesterol. It was measured at over 600, then 464 after fasting :eek:. With Lopid, however, I was able to get it down to 169 :)! My triglycerides, on the other hand, remain at 600+. I'm not obese; in fact, I exercise at least 5 times a week. ... (4 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)
... 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)
... If you don't fast, you will likely get false test results. ... (7 replies)
... Follow the book and fast for at least 12 hours before the test and abstain from alcohol for AT LEAST 24 hours. ... (21 replies)
... Regular, vigorous exercise (such as jogging) might raise your HDL a bit. But I believe the best way to lower your triglycerides is dietary (cut way down on sugar and carbohydrates and don't drink alcohol for 24 hrs before your next fasting profile). Recent human studies indicate that consuming roughly one half of a teaspoon of cinnamon per day or less leads to dramatic... (6 replies)
Fasting time???
Jan 30, 2006
... that was out of whack was my triglycerides. More than double what would be ideal. I went home and did a search on tri levels and found this out. When going for a fasting lipid panel abstain from alcohol for at least 24 hours prior.Well I had a couple of drinks with dinner and then began my fast. ... (3 replies)
... My Doctor's office called with my cholesterol rest results. they were - -fasting cholesterol 263 -Triglycerides 200 -HDL 45 and LDL couldn't be measured. I have been sent to a Healthy Heart class for dietary advice. The things they identified as problems don't seem to apply to me but I have never been tested before. I was sick for about 5 weeks before the examination... (1 replies)
... I have to fast 12 hours before a test. The lady in the lab said you can have black coffee and water without causing a problem. The time before my last test I had coffee with cream and my triglycerides were up to 220 but this time I didn't have anything and they were down to 131. ... (7 replies)
... And maybe ask for a VAP or NMR test next time, if you didn't get one already. ... (3 replies)
... And was your fasting period the same for both? ... (4 replies)
... HDL (high-density lipoproteins)- "good/protective" cholesterol LDL (low-density lipoproteins)- "bad" cholesterol VLDL (very low-density lipoproteins)- also "bad" cholesterol Triglycerides- fats carried in the blood Looking at your results, it appears all aspects of your cholesterol can use some improvement. Some of the most recent guidelines suggest that if you are... (4 replies)




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