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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   please proceed with your query
User :   i had recently gotten my blood test done
User :   the results for the test are as follows
Doctor :   what ws the test , done, and y was it done?
User :   cholesterol 177mg/dl, triglycerides 213.4, HDL 32.3 and LDL 114.1
User :   the test had been done as part of an insurance application
Doctor :   ok
User :   i wud like to know if the results are fine
User :   as per the measure given on the report, it is on the higher side
Doctor :   you have low HDL (NORMAL > 45-50)
User :   but there was no higher premium asked for
User :   is there any diet that i would need to follow
Doctor :   the Triglycerides are a bit high ; other than that, rest of them are within normal
User :   any diet changes??
Doctor :   may i know yoiur height, weight, age,
Doctor :   workout at a gym, 3 - 4 times in a week,
Doctor :   low fat diet ,
Doctor :   avoid junk food
Doctor :   cola , pepsi, etc
User :   age 29, weight 73 kg height 177 cm
Doctor :   you are having a good weight to height ratio
Doctor :   other than the above mentioned , general fitness will also help
User :   Thanks for your time doc
Doctor :   you are welcome
Doctor :   you can seek guidance from a dietitian in our panel for help with planning your dietary requirement
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