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Posted by: LenKay | 2004/11/20

Ratio of mmol/l to mg/dl ?

I have blood tests done in CT & Houston, every 6 moths, and they talk different language.?
I used to use x 39 mg/dl for Cholesterol, but now see that
others like Trig.. and LDL have far different 'ranges' if
I use x39. so whats it ???
LEN

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To convert mmol/l of HDL or LDL cholesterol to mg/dl, multiply by 39.
To convert mg/dl of HDL or LDL cholesterol to mmol/l, divide by 39.

To convert mmol/l of triglycerides to mg/dl, multiply by 89.
To convert mg/dl of triglycerides to mmol/l, divide by 89.

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