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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao answered
46 years experience Hospital-based practice
5-8 cc: 5-8cc.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
No more than 10 ml: About one ml of serum is needed for the test and 4-5 ml will usually suffice.

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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
31 years experience Family Medicine
Diet/exercise & meds: High lipids (cholesterol) is treated with a low saturated fat, high fiber diet, cardiovascular exercise, and medications. Your doctor can make specif ... Read More
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Dr. Luis Villaplana
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Diet/exercise+|-meds: Lipids with familial/genetic abnormalities are to be treated, on top off diet and exercise. You may eat cardboard for 3 months and still have issues. ... Read More
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Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
Statins: For elevated cholesterol. Fibrates, Lovaza or vascepa for elevated triglycerides. But the medications are after failed diet and exercise.
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Ajluni
35 years experience Cardiology
Fats trigger: Very high triglycerides can trigger pancreatitis (typically >500) as these breakdown fats infiltrate the liver and pancreatic ducts and trigger the ... Read More
Dr. Dean Giannone
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Interesting....: Interesting question, as high triglyceride levels cause acute pancreatitis, so it's curious as in your case it may be the other way around. Have you ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Andrea
34 years experience Dentistry
Vegetables are your: Friends. And not smothered in butter and salt. Lean meats no larger than a deck of cards or your palm. Fresh fruit is also good. Minimize yellow ch ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Fronzaglia ii, do, ms
21 years experience Geriatrics
Yes: Your results could be significantly higher depending on what you ate and how soon before the test.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
CMS panel: Centers of medicare and medicaid services has panel for lipid profile. The test should be done on fasting blood sample and the entities measured are t ... Read More
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Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
They don't look: Each test requires specific testing materials and personnel time. If they are looking at lipids and glucose, that is what their test equipment is des ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liviu Klein
23 years experience Cardiology
Several: Several statins are available: lipitir, zocor, (simvastatin) pravachol, lescol. Most are generics, but Crestor is the most potent of all. Statins main ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Szawaluk
31 years experience Cardiology
Depends: Depends on your risk factors, whether you have documented coronary artery disease. If you are diabetic you probably should be on a statin. Diet is ast ... Read More
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hamid Hai
Dr. Hamid Hai answered
55 years experience Cardiology
Abnormal lipid blood: It would appear that the amount of lipids (cholesterol and related fats) are too high in his blood. After some years he will be more likely than other ... Read More
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