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Understanding Cholesterol test/ratio

Patient: Hi,Total Cholesterol: 268LDL 158HDL 102VLDL 8Triglycerides 42I understand the LDL by latest guidelines should be below 100. Does the higher HDL of 102 come into play as protective to the heart? I am statin intolerant.Thank you!

 

 

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Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Toronto. He currently operates Infinity Health Centre, a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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