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Cholesterol is 6 what does this mean?

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Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 45 years experience
Elevated: A cholesterol of 6 in si units (as used in the uk) is mildly elevated (about 230 in mg/dl, as used in the usa). More importantly is the level of LDL and HDL cholesterol, presence or absence of diabetes, smoking status, blood pressure, level of physical fitness, and family history.
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