A widow maker is a nickname used to describe a highly stenotic left main coronary artery or proximal left anterior descending coronary artery of the heart.
i m not able to understand how your doctor told you just by blood work up.
this diagnosis is confirmed by coronary angiography
niaspan drug is given for high triglyceride
. very high levels indicate genetic cause.
you should go for lipid profile
for your children if your values are very high.