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A 56-year-old male asked:

My cholesterol 6.12 triglycerides 2.04mmol/l .hdl 1.55 total hdl ratio 3.9 with ldl 3.64 healthy diet ,exercise brisk walks 50 mins a day bmi 23 does my normal inflammation c-reactive protein level 1.0mg/l make a difference? i prefer no statins?

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Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 58 years experience
Need normal values for your lab in men like you. Do your own risk assessment by finding Heart Risk Calculator online and enter all of you info (especially BP & family Hx) & see what your projected risk of heart attack over next 10 years. Then discuss with your Drs what is the best thing to do. Probably good to have the low CRP if that is what you mean by inflammation marker.
Last updated Feb 15, 2022


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