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A 63-year-old female asked:

My total cholesterol is 238 but my other number are good: hdl - 104 chol/hdl ratio 2.3 triglcerides 57 vldl 11 ldl (calculated) 122 should i worry?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
I think no: Treat the person, not the numbers. This stuff is mostly genetic. I trust that you're not a smoker and that you stay fit. Best wishes.

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Last updated May 31, 2016

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