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How will you calculate LDL cholesterol risk for chf?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
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In brief: CHD risk

The following two websites will help you in assessing your cardiac disease risk.
The risk depends on multiple factors, not just ldl. http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/health-topics/topics/hd/atrisk.htmlhttp://hp2010.nhlbihin.net/atpiii/calculator.asp?usertype=prof.

In brief: CHD risk

The following two websites will help you in assessing your cardiac disease risk.
The risk depends on multiple factors, not just ldl. http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/health-topics/topics/hd/atrisk.htmlhttp://hp2010.nhlbihin.net/atpiii/calculator.asp?usertype=prof.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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Dr. Milton Alvis Jr
Preventive Medicine

In brief: Hi LDL > MIs > CHF

There is no precise "calculation".
But high ldl, especially without high large-hdl, drives atherosclerosis. Atherosclerosis, plaque ruptures & clots lead to heart attacks, most asymptomatic. Multiple heart attacks result in chf, the most common mechanism. Best check actual lipoprotein values: LDL always in nmol/l, best <700, large-hdl in µmol/l, best >10. See NMR particle test & nusi.Org for diet.

In brief: Hi LDL > MIs > CHF

There is no precise "calculation".
But high ldl, especially without high large-hdl, drives atherosclerosis. Atherosclerosis, plaque ruptures & clots lead to heart attacks, most asymptomatic. Multiple heart attacks result in chf, the most common mechanism. Best check actual lipoprotein values: LDL always in nmol/l, best <700, large-hdl in µmol/l, best >10. See NMR particle test & nusi.Org for diet.
Dr. Milton Alvis Jr
Dr. Milton Alvis Jr
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