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Ideal HDL and LDL levels - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   HI
Doctor :   How can i help you
User :   Hello Doctor
Doctor :   Hi
User :   I wanted to know about good and bad cholestrol level. I guess you refer it as LDL and HDl, correct.
User :   What is the recommended level for me. I am 27 yrs old guy.
Doctor :   Good cholestrol is HDL, high density lipoprotein, which prevents many heart diseases
User :   ok
Doctor :   While bad cholesterol means LDL, low density lipoprotein and VLDL, very low density lipoprotein
Doctor :   Are you there
User :   And what are the recommended levels of them?
Doctor :   HDL should be more than 40, LDL less than 24
User :   ahh ok
User :   Thats good info. I need to get mine checked. Its more then 2 years since I did it.
Doctor :   Dou need to know any more information
User :   Thats all I need. Thanks a ton for the information.
User :   have a good one!
Doctor :   Welcome
Doctor :   Bye
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