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What to do if I have high cholesterol low carb diet question?

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Dr. DeWayde Perry
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How high is your cholesterol? More important than total cholesterol are the number and size of LDL and HDL particles.
Also important is the triglyceride level and triglyceride to HDL ratio. Another helpful number is the LP(a) value. To obtain the above values, you need to get an NMR lipid test or a VAP test. Ask your doctor to order one of those test. The normal lipid panel is of limited value.

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How high is your cholesterol? More important than total cholesterol are the number and size of LDL and HDL particles.
Also important is the triglyceride level and triglyceride to HDL ratio. Another helpful number is the LP(a) value. To obtain the above values, you need to get an NMR lipid test or a VAP test. Ask your doctor to order one of those test. The normal lipid panel is of limited value.
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