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Cholesterol and Statins

Discussion in 'Other Health Conditions and Diabetes' started by bulkbiker, Oct 2, 2018.

  1. Mattrblue

    Mattrblue Type 2 · Active Member

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    I may have had a cup of tea and a slice of toast (those were the days) but nothing else, test was at 10am.
     
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    bulkbiker Type 2 · Oracle

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    Probably still enough to make the results kind of invalid.. if you have one next time try to water only fast for 12-14 hours beforehand to get a "clean" reading unaffected by food or drink.
     
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    Mattrblue Type 2 · Active Member

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    My next one is on Tuesday. thanks. So in summary, keep doing what I am doing and continue to take the 5mg of rosuvastatin each day.
     
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    bulkbiker Type 2 · Oracle

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    Err well I wouldn't take the pill but that's me..
    But yes before the next test fast for 12-14 hours before the blood draw.
     
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    Mattrblue Type 2 · Active Member

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    Wouldn't my cholesterol go up again?
     
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    bulkbiker Type 2 · Oracle

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    AndBreathe I reversed my Type 2 · Expert
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    I can't recall which thread it was on, where someone had serious concerns about going low carb, as they had heard of, or knew of someone/people who had gone keto and ended up with block/gunged up blood vessels?

    Anyway, today I received the results of my Coronary Arterial Calcium scan done a couple of weeks ago, as an element of a research study. My score was 4.2 (https://patient.info/doctor/coronary-artery-calcium-score#nav-1). Personally, after 7.5 years on low carb, with balancing fats, I'm fine with that.

    Such an interesting study, and a massively comprehensive cardiac MOT. I dread to think of the cost. I know several people who have paid for the calcium scans privately, at a cost of several hundred pounds.
     
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    bulkbiker Type 2 · Oracle

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    Might it have been @jonesmia ?

    Interesting that there is no sex differentiation in those results..
    My results sheets had different values for male and female..
    Not sure it was an Agaston score though although are there different kinds?
     
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    bulkbiker Type 2 · Oracle

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    Senior moment.. oops
     
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    AndBreathe I reversed my Type 2 · Expert
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    What was your assay scale like? To be honest, the result was only discussed with me on a 1:1 basis yesterday. I'll see more in my report (or my multiples reports!) when they come in my post-study letter next week some time.
     
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    bulkbiker Type 2 · Oracle

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    I got this.. my score was 40
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