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Cholesterol vldl

A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Underberg
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes and No: Vldl (very low density cholesterol) is made in the liver, and contains both triglycerides (tg's) and cholesterol ( more tg's than cholesterol). Ldl is ... Read More
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Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
40 years experience Preventive Medicine
VLDL May Become LDL: Lipoproteins are complex particles (80-100 proteins/particle), carry thousands of fat molecules/particle (cholesterol, trigs, phospholipids, etc) in w ... Read More

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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Good: These values are perfect except for a minimal elevation of triglycerides. Do nothing.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Diet: It's dependent on your diet. Avoid XS alcohol. If you have diabetes, be sure your HbA1c is
A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Cholesterol: Hdl levels >60mg/dl are good, 36-59 acceptable and 190 is very high. The vldl normally ranges between 5 - 40 mg/dl. But to understand this you mus ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Low tests are good: This means you are very healthy and your heart/arterial risk is most likely very low from cholesterol or liver problems.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Harmful, see doctor: Your LDL, bad cholesterol is higher than desirable. Please see a doctor for advise about life style modifications and may be drug treatment. Try to lo ... Read More
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Normal : These are normal values. Lower, of course, is always better. If you have known heart disease, these values are not low enough for secondary prevention ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bradford Romans
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If possible,restrict: diet by reducing simple carbs,fats,and sugar.Move toward ideal body weight.150 min of vigorous exercise a week.After 3 months,see how much the numbers ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christopher Guzik
23 years experience Family Medicine
Nutrition : Generally lower levels of triglycerides are considered as healthier. Triglyceride level less than 150mg/dL are considered as normal, whereas triglycer ... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Hagler
80 years experience Geriatrics
Livalo (pitavastatin): Best tolerated and efficacious. Start with 2 mg per day and monitor including lft's.
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