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total cholesterol 252, HDL 54, LDL 173, Trigiceride 103  LDL/HDL quote 3.2 should be less than 3. is it someting i should be concerned about?, I am male 40,6 feet,200#, eat healthy
no butter or any fatty food, love vegetables fruits,
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Yes, your LDL should be under 130, even with a good HDL, your LDL is too high. Ask your doctor for an appropriate diet and possibly some meds.

Jon
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just one week later i repeated the test
total cholesterol 169, LDL 129,HDL 48
how could it be such a huge difference
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i made mistake total 196.LDL127,HDL 48, LDL/HDH quote 2,7
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159619_tn?1318997813
Those are good numbers, I would be happy with them.
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thank you
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