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Cholesterol - quick one

Discussion in 'Type 2 Diabetes' started by sno0opy, Aug 6, 2020.

  1. sno0opy

    sno0opy Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Hey all,

    Just got my latest results back and seem to have been given a load of extra information. Had a bit of a Google but can't quite work out what some of it is, don't want to confuse the results.

    Could any one with a bit of experience in these things give me a pointer in which results are key and where they sit if possible?
  2. ianf0ster

    ianf0ster Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi Sno0opy,
    I'm not an expert and can't decipher all of the entries, in particular the one that doesn't list a result. But here is my interpretation:
    1. Top line says it all - all is OK, no need for action.
    2. LDL Cholesterol s 3.0 so not too bad.
    3. Total Cholesterol divided by HDL ( not usually used in my experience) is 3. - Again not too bad
    3.(XE2q7) no result listed - so impossible to interpret. (Don't know what it is in the first place).
    4. Triglycerides - very good !
    4. HDL - also good which gives the most important ratio (in my view) Trig/HDL = 0.53 where less than 0.8 is very good !
    5. Total Cholesterol 4.5 - not bad
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