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Old Thu, Aug-15-13, 18:20
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Plan: Atkins
Stats: 315/209/165 Female 66 inches
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Progress: 71%
Default please help me interpret my cholesterol

doctor said it looks pretty good, but the print out said high risk, needs treatment! total- 4.86, hdl-1.35, ldl- 3.07, triglycerides- .96
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Old Thu, Aug-15-13, 18:50
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Plan: Atkins
Stats: 238/174/170 Female 5' 11"
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Progress: 94%
Location: Ohio
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Are your ratios...unsure because of the decimal points...This link is helpful if you have the original numbers
http://www.hughchou.org/calc/chol.php
My numbers look way out of whack but when put into ratios look great...my doc is still having me retest.

I hope the link will help, if not I am sure others will comment...they have been very supportive in my case.
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Old Mon, Aug-19-13, 09:32
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Plan: my own
Stats: 186/161/160 Female 5'8''
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Progress: 96%
Location: Phoenix, AZ
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My Dr. says my cholesterol numbers are better than his! Blood pressure, too. He said whatever I was doing, keep doing it.
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