mmol/L Triglycerides 1.4 Oliver, aged 46, is found to have an abnormal lipid profile, during routine tests prior to employment abroad. Total cholesterol (TC) 6.5 mmol/L Low density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL) 5.1 mmol/L High density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL) 0.9
Lipid abnormalities The two main lipid molecules in the plasma are triglycerides and cholesterol To make these lipid particles water-soluble, they are bound to phospholipids and lipoproteins in plasma Lipid measurements are best performed on a fasting sample.
published their recommendations in the March/April 2012 issue of Endocrinology Practice. Statins maintain their place as the primary group of drugs to treat hyperlipidemia but AACE does support the use of fibrates for those with elevated triglycerides and low HDL, after LDL goals are achieved.
A recent study conducted at the University of California at Davis and published online in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism in January questions the validity of this assumption. Your doctor told you you’re pear-shaped, that you don’t have so much to worry about.
Yesterday, we had our quarterly visit to the endocrinology clinic. Her triglycerides are fine. I decided to video our experience. I thought it would kinda fun to share with you where we go and what we do.