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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Atique Mirza
31 years experience Cardiology
Watch what you eat: The only way to reduce cholesterol is watching what you eat and exercise. If you have genetic disorder then you need an expert evaluation and treatmen ... Read More
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
Diet and exercise: Statins are recommended for elevated cholesterol but if you can reduce the statin dosage with less toxic omega 3 in fish oil either dietary supplement ... Read More
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Dr. Diane Minich
37 years experience Family Medicine
Low fat diet: And exercise. Avoid junk food and fast food. Read labels and become aware of fat content of foods. Can try omega 3 fish oil and follow your doctors a ... Read More

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Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
22 years experience Cardiology
Cholesterol test: This is a test to look at (typically) total cholesterol, ldl, HDL & triglyceride levels. Fasting means no food for typically 9 to 12 hours prior. Wa ... Read More
Dr. William Cromwell
34 years experience Clinical Lipidology
Cholesterol, TG Test: The standard lipid panel measures levels of blood cholesterol and triglycerides (tg). These lipids are carried in the circulation by various lipoprote ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Talk to your: doctor about the next steps. There are various types and levels of severity of lipid disorders. You may need dietary/lifestyle modifications, medica ... Read More
Dr. Dean Giannone
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Follow the following: Exercise most days of the week (aerobic work), eat fruits and vegetables liberally, limit saturated fats, increase fish and fish oil intake, have fibe ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Inadequate data.: I am sorry but you will need to write out the actual question for a provider to be able to give a helpful response.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nathan Ritter
24 years experience Cardiology
Several: Lipids include triglycerides and cholesterol. Triglycerides are tiny droplets of fat in the bloodstream. They are formed from fat absorbed from intest ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Lipids: look at this for information: http://www.lipidworld.com/
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
High levels: Epidemioloigcally, elevated lipid levels are associated with the development of arteriosclerosis which is the underlying cause of heart attacks and st ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Webber
32 years experience Cardiology
Cell membrane : ...integrity. Cells need some lipids as building blocks for cell membrane stnthesis
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Lipids: read this: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lipid
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nathan Ritter
24 years experience Cardiology
The cell membrane: is made of lipids. The membrane is like a plastic bag that holds the cell contents inside. Without lipids, there would be no flexible cells, and as a ... Read More

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