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Posted by: Anita | 2010/07/16

cholestrol

Hi Dr

Is the below considered high cholestrol? Its for a 27 year old Indian femail (doesn''t drink and smoke), weight approx 44kg:
Total chole = 6.72
hdl = 2.12
ldl = 4.2 something

ratio of total and hdl is 2.2 something.

Thanks,
Anita

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Anita

Yes, it is high cholestrol, especially the LDL is very high. Consult a dietician for a diet and have your cholestrol tested regularly.

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Dr Anrich Burger

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Posted by: Yip | 2010/07/16

Yes its in the high mark. Cholesterol should be in the range of between 2 and 5.

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