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Please tell me about my lipid profile

Please Help Translate total cholesteral 242, Triglicerides 162, HDL 43, LDL 167, VLDL 32 Just had bllod work done with fasting and don t have insurance to have a doctor translate the information.
Asked On : Tue, 5 Apr 2011
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your cholesterol value is moderatly elevated especialy ldl(bad cholesterol).if you are b/n 30 to 50 then you try diet control ie avoid oily stuffs,junk foods,egg yolk,red meat etc if you above 50 then it is better to take statins ie avas 10mg(atorvastatin)at bed time for 3 month then review the problem.
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