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... Everything I read seems to indicate that a higher level of triglycerides usually indicates a problem with cholesterol also. What is the real answer for me. ... (1 replies)
... This makes sense! I will ask for a serum lipid panel with the LDL measurement. ... (15 replies)
... You cannot get a valid and meaningful LDL by the common method which involves a correllatiion calculation using triglycerides. The higher the triglycerides the less meaningful the result. ... (15 replies)

... In December, my LDL was 41, and is now 104. ... (1 replies)
... This is generally considered a reasonable approximation when triglycerides are not extremely high. ... (1 replies)
... On the LDL front, the types of fats tend to be most important. ... (1 replies)
... my triglycerides were 600ish, but they didn't think that it contributed to the pancreatitis. I did have C Diff Colitis at the same time. ... (15 replies)
... I honestly do not believe that all LDL is necessarily bad. The problem is, most of us only have our LDL calculated, not measured. Also, LDL really only becomes a problem once it is oxidized. ... (18 replies)
... Lenin, Thanks for the info. The study I was referring to is Medline #12499611... "The Japan Lipid Intervention Trial was a 6-year, nationwide cohort study of 47,294 patients treated with open-labeled simvastatin (5-10 mg/day) and monitored by physicians under standard clinical conditions." I can't seem to get anything but the abstact on it. It did find that keeping... (8 replies)
... I think I can come as close to a one man lab study with the use of Policosanol as anyone. My personal experience is that it does not work. I have suffered with relatively high cholesterol for many years. I have always exercised quite vigourously, three to four times a week (running -than later walking with a three to four times a week regiment of stairmaster and free... (6 replies)
... reviewed studies I was really impressed. It seems to not just lower cholesterol, but to "balance" the HDL vs LDL. ... (1 replies)
... I am hoping for any insight on lab results I just received. I am wondering if my high CRP level could be a false-positive due to taking oral contraceptives and being in the middle of allergy season. I have found resources stating that oral contraceptives can inflate CRP levels. I exercise for at least 1 hour 6 days per week and all my lab values were great except for CRP. ... (4 replies)
... Arizona, The following is taken from one of the Niaspan patents. This is a quote. SUMMARY OF THE INVENTION In brief, the present invention alleviates and overcomes certain of the above-identified problems and shortcomings of the present state of nicotinic acid therapy through the discovery of novel nicotinic acid formulations and methods of treatment. Generally... (22 replies)
... always result in a significant drop in triglyceride levels and an elevation of HDL levels. Total cholesterol may not change much because of this rise in HDL and LDL may even go up a little. But the LDL level on your blood screening is rarely if ever measured, but is rather calculated from the other lipid parameters. ... (13 replies)
Sep 21, 2006
... PollyAnn this one's for you: Diabetes and hypercholesterolemia are major coronary risk factors, coronary risk of diabetics being increased as compared with non-diabetics. The main goal of dyslipidemia control in diabetics is to lower elevated low-density lipoprotein-cholesterol (LDL-C) levels. Policosanol is a cholesterol-lowering drug purified from sugar cane wax, which... (24 replies)
... The only lipid component above that I would be concerned with is your elevated triglycerides. This should be less than 150 mg/dl in my and many doctors' opinion, and optimally less than 100 mg/dl. Many here put down low carbohydrate diets, but my experience and many other's experiences have shown that this type of diet has a dramatic effect on triglyceride levels. Five... (38 replies)
... >Don't want to be on statins If I didn't want to be on statin drugs then I would do. 1. Ensure you eat properly. 2. Start with 8 - 10 grams of fish oil for a few months, re-test the cholesterol and eventually drop the fish oil intake down, maybe 2 grams to 6 grams daily. Fish oil comes typically in 1000 mg {1 gram} capsules. I would (24 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)
... I was diagnosed with high chol. early last year and after a change in diet had little effect I was put on Zocor, but experienced flushing. It was then I discovered this great site, and a lot of questions have been answered. I told the doc. about the flushing and the potential side effects I had read about, and said I wanted to try Policosanol which he had no problem with. I... (15 replies)
Plaque buildup
Jul 29, 2003
... blockage. At that time, my cholesterol hovered in the 190s total, LDL in the 20s, and TGs in the 100 range. ... (10 replies)

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