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What is a good cholesterol number and bad?

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Dr. Howard Rubin
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Cholesterol

Goal of therapy is total cholesterol less than 200.

In brief: Cholesterol

Goal of therapy is total cholesterol less than 200.
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Dr. Brian Flyer
But, it depends on your risk factors and HDL level
Dr. Brian Flyer
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Cholesterol

It depends. Current recommendations to treat are not based on a number, there based on risk factors (obesity, diabetes, smoking, high blood pressure, and family history).

In brief: Cholesterol

It depends. Current recommendations to treat are not based on a number, there based on risk factors (obesity, diabetes, smoking, high blood pressure, and family history).
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