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Dr. Amanda Itzkoff
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Lipid (Definition)

Are fats that are found ...Read more


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I get mushy but good amount of stool evrydy.Mostly light yellow coloured(rarely clayish).No acute ABD pain.No vomit.Got mild high Bili/SGPT/SGOT.My Alkaline Phosp,GGT,Alb,Glob, CBC,Lypase,Amylase,Lipid Pro-Normal. USG-OK.Scared,Major PanC or GB prob?

I get mushy but good amount of stool evrydy.Mostly light yellow coloured(rarely clayish).No acute ABD pain.No vomit.Got mild high Bili/SGPT/SGOT.My Alkaline Phosp,GGT,Alb,Glob, CBC,Lypase,Amylase,Lipid Pro-Normal. USG-OK.Scared,Major PanC or GB prob?

Elevated liver test: Abnormal Liver function tests can result form wide array of causes, including different infections, alcohol, or drugs, obesity or fatty infiltration. Other causes can be genetic or immune abnormalities, or other causes, Medical review is essential to diagnose the cause of abnormal liver function and provide the appropriate treatment ...Read more

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I did my lipid test today the results shod s.Cholestrol 190 mg/dl 2) s.Trigly, what's wrong?

I did my lipid test today the results shod s.Cholestrol 190 mg/dl 2) s.Trigly, what's wrong?

Nothing: 190 is normal for serum cholesterol. If you wrote in a value for your serum triglycerides, it didn't come through. ...Read more

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What is a fasting lipids test?

What is a fasting lipids test?

Cholesterol, TG Test: The standard lipid panel measures levels of blood cholesterol and triglycerides (tg). These lipids are carried in the circulation by various lipoprotein particles such as tg rich vldl and cholesterol rich LDL and hdl. Tg is used to estimate vldl concentration, while the cholesterol carried in LDL and HDL (ldl-c and hdl-c) is used to estimate LDL and HDL particle concentrations. ...Read more

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Question about my lipid profile?

Nonspecific: Need the details of your lipid profile, and ideally, in addition, other details of your health history, as cannot determine the impact of a lipid profile out of context of an individual's health status. ...Read more

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How do lipids keep our cells healthy?

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 result no humans or any other animals for that matter. Hope this helps. Visit CardioGauge.com for heart health education. ...Read more

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What is a lipid nmr? When is it needed?

What is a lipid nmr? When is it needed?

MRI of LDL/check-up.: This profile is a special test that uses nuclear magnetic resonance or NMR to observe the amount and type(s) of your LDL particles in your body, along with vldl and hdl. With this, your doctor can make more accurate treatment decisions. Since about 50% of heart attacks occur in those with good readings, and the risk goes up with issues like diabetes, and high blood pressure, it is wise to do it. ...Read more

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Why is consuming too many lipids bad for you?

Why is consuming too many lipids bad for you?

Yes: Too much lipid/fat consumption can lead to obesity due to high calorie content of fat. It can also lead to high blood lipid, heart and vascular disease. ...Read more

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What are lipids? What do they do in the body?

Fats: Lipids are fats, and they do lots of things in the body: they serve as energy storage, make up the lining of our cells, and serve as signaling molecules in the body. ...Read more

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What is the primary form of lipid in the diet?

What is the primary form of lipid in the diet?

Variable: Could be highly variable and depends on your diet. Fat regardless of its form is mostly broken down to its more basic forms for absorption. ...Read more

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Is it unhealthy to not have enough lipids in your system?

It depends: there are various different lipids and our bloodstream some should not be too high and some should not be too low. Essential fatty acids such as omega-3 and Omega 6 are required in our diets in proper amounts, HDL should not be too low, (130) Very low LDL ( ...Read more

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What are lipid and lipid panel tests for?

Cholesterol: Lipids are measured to evaluate risk for heart disease, peripheral vascular disease, and stroke. Repeat testing is done to evaluate the treatment (lifestyle modifications or medications) ...Read more

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What is the ama defined lipid panel?

What is the ama defined lipid panel?

See below: Total cholesterol, triglycerides, ldl, HDL and vldl. With that, there are usually some calculated values like tc/hdl ratio and ldl/hdl ratio. ...Read more

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What does the phrase 'lipid metabolism' mean?

How fat is formed: Lipid metabolism means the process in which fats are formed ,utilized and broken down and disposed in the body. It starts when the food is broken down in the gut to form molecules that are transported to the blood where it is processed into different particles. These particles are then taken up by the cells where the fats are extracted. The leftover is then delivered to the liver for disposal ...Read more

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What does carbohydrates and lipids have in common?

What does carbohydrates and lipids have in common?

Both foods: Our food should be a proper balance of protein, fat and carbohydrate. This can be achieved by a plant based diet. ...Read more