LipidStudies.txt

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LipidStudies.txt
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Lipid Studies
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  1. Lipid Studies
    • Triglycerides
    • Total Cholesterol
    • Lipoprotein fractionation.

    evaluate coronary artery disease
  2. Triglycerides
    • Identify hyperlipidemia
    • CAD risk
  3. Triglyceride Levels
    • Men 40-180
    • Women 10-190

    • NO FOOD 10-14 HRS BEFORE TEST
    • NO ALCOHOL 24 HRS BEFORE TEST
  4. Total Cholesterol
    Measures circulating levels of cholesterol

    Levels:

    • <205 women
    • <190 men

    240> borderline/high

    Fasting required if part of lipid screen
  5. Lipoprotein Fractionation
    Isolate and measure:

    • HDL
    • LDL

    • HDL GOOD
    • 37-70 female
    • 40-85 men

    • LDL BAD
    • <130
    • CAD <100
  6. Lipoprotein Fractionation Test
    Normal diet 2 weeks before test

    astain from alcohol for 24 hrs

    discontinue thyroid, contraceptives, antilipemtic agents

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