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Good morning doc please i don't understand this result of total cholesterol 100, HDL 15, triglycerides 71, ratio 6.7, LDL 26.

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Dr. Bennett Werner
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Alternatively

The ncep atp iii was based on an american diet.
Your lipids are indicative of either starvation or an exceptionally low fat diet. (based on your personal circumstances). Your genetics undoubtedly contribute. I wouldn't try to conform to american standards - your circumstances are different. If you're getting adequate nutrition, i wouldn't worry about it.

In brief: Alternatively

The ncep atp iii was based on an american diet.
Your lipids are indicative of either starvation or an exceptionally low fat diet. (based on your personal circumstances). Your genetics undoubtedly contribute. I wouldn't try to conform to american standards - your circumstances are different. If you're getting adequate nutrition, i wouldn't worry about it.
Dr. Bennett Werner
Dr. Bennett Werner
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Dr. Lee Peter Bee
Internal Medicine

In brief: Dyslipidemia

Depending on your age, risk factors (medical conditions, family history, tobacco use), the 2001 national cholesterol education adult trial panel iii (ncep atp iii) has recommendations for your cholesterol levels.
The general consensus based on the 2010 guidelines from aace, are increase protective HDL (minimal >40), low LDL (optimal <70), total cholesterol/hdl ratio < 3.5 to decrease your risks.

In brief: Dyslipidemia

Depending on your age, risk factors (medical conditions, family history, tobacco use), the 2001 national cholesterol education adult trial panel iii (ncep atp iii) has recommendations for your cholesterol levels.
The general consensus based on the 2010 guidelines from aace, are increase protective HDL (minimal >40), low LDL (optimal <70), total cholesterol/hdl ratio < 3.5 to decrease your risks.
Dr. Lee Peter Bee
Dr. Lee Peter Bee
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