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Old 11-23-2016, 15:09   #11
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I had a checkup this morning.

A1C 6.1 (was 6.3 in Feb 2016, 6.7 in Nov 2015)

Total Cholesterol 232

LDL 114
VLDensityL 16
HDL 102
Triglycerides 87


The doctor didn't like the 232, but thinks it's not too bad considering my high HDL.

Thanks - much appreciated.

Gail
your results are outstanding - very well done indeed! if you a female, scientific studies have shown there is no connection for higher cholesterol associated with increased risk for cardiovascular or coronary heart disease. don't believe me? educate yourself by reading books/articles such as 'the cholesterol myths' or 'cholesterol clarity'. by no means fall for the establishment's push for statins.

i am most of all impressed with your triglycerides and hdl, and the ratio between them. hdl over 50 is good, and yours is an amazing 102! plus the ratio of triglycerides to hdl is all important as an indicator of health, with <2 being good, and <1 being outstanding (yours is 0.87)!!

your A1c shows excellent management/control on your part. so kudos to you all around!

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