I fasted 11 hours before my lipids panel which was: Apolipoprotein B 93; triglycerides 228; cholestrol 161; hdl 35; vldl 46; ldl 80. 1. If high triglycerides(228) lowered my ldl(which is bad), did they also lower hdl(which is bad) and by how many points? 2.What should Apolipoprotein vs LDl be? 3.If ldl less than 100 is desirable what should apolipoprotein(desirable) B be?Thank you.Benny
I'm not sure what you are asking concerning triglycerides. LDL is a calculated value (LDL = Total cholesterol- HDL- triglycerides/5) so that number is lowered by a falsely elevated triglyceride (for example shortly after a meal) but you fasted long enough that this should not be a problem.
HDL is a measured value and is not based on triglyceride level.
Apolipoprotein B is similar to LDL but no guidelines have been established on what the desired ratio or levels should be.
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