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How will you calculate LDL cholesterol goal/risk for CHD ?

This is for those who are worried only that the Cholestrol level is high.
Fri, 25 Feb 2011
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General & Family Physician Dr. Gautam Das's  Response
Total Cholesterol = HDL + LDL + (Triglycerides x .20)

So, to calculate your LDL means rearranging the formula:

LDL = Total cholesterol - HDL - (Triglycerides x .20)

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