Thursday, March 7, 2013

Triglyceride levels above 150mg/dl may effect your LDL test result


Question from a few days ago- 
    Can you name one test , available in your doctors office , that may help you better 
    understand your LDL test results ?
    Remember your LDL test result is a calculated number most of the time.
    LDL = total cholesterol - HDL - 1/5 of the triglycerides

 Answer-    
    Apo b -   
 Please review the two previous post's for details.


Have fun , Be Smart and don't overlook your triglyceride test results
David Calder,MD

ps. What about the Orgin study fish oil fans ? more tomorrow.
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Your comments and questions are appreciated. David Calder,MD