A 30-year-old male asked:
Is low hdl 35mg/dl(normal value is 40), put you at the risk of diabetese or no? (chol.=127mg/dl, serum triglyceride=57,hdl=35,ldl=81, vldl chole=11. bmi 22, male 31yrs old) (fasting glucose 82mg/dl & hba1c 5.5%).my father is diabetic from age of 50.
2 doctor answers • 2 doctors weighed in
Endocrinology 57 years experience
Low HDL: HDL is the good cholesterol. Does not predict diabetes but risk factor for heart disease over time on the average.
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Pathology 49 years experience
Exercise: Low HDL is a risk factor for heart disease. You can elevate your HDL by regular aerobic exercise.
Have a healthy diet, exercise 30 minutes/day, drink plenty of water, have safe sex, no tobacco alcohol weed or street drugs. For nutrition: http://www.choosemyplate.gov/.
Get HPV vaccine. Wish you good health!
70 viewsAnswered Jun 07, 2020
Last updated Jun 8, 2020
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