I’ve just had my latest cholesterol levels done. (57 years old female) thanks to advice from this group I’ve been eating very low carb for the last 3 years since I was diagnosed prediabetic with an Hba1c of 45. It’s now 38/39 and has stayed that way for the last 3 years - I have lost 3 stone as well and have a BMI of 22.5 by eating low carb (20-30g per day) and have kept it all off. Levels today are as follows (a fasting test this time) Total cholesterol 8.4 HDL 3.1 LDL 5.0 Triglycerides 0.6 Two years ago it was total cholesterol 7.9 with HDL at 2..8 (non fasting)so it’s gone up even more in total but the HDL cholesterol is even better.....any thoughts for me? Should I be worried? Putting the figures into a ratio calculator says they’re all excellent but my total cholesterol is high risk and LDL is extremely high risk. I have read that statins aren’t a good idea for over 50’s women so I’m inclined to refuse if offered by the doctor. I’d really appreciate any opinions and advice as I’d like something to be able to go back to my doctor with.