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Answered on August 19, 2014
Created May 20, 2013 at 7:39 PM

Hi Guys,

I've had a terrible time getting my doctor to call me back regarding my results from my physical a month ago. The office lady was able to tell me my cholesterol number was 265

HDL:89 / LDL: 176. She said everything else was normal

I ordered a VAP test but she couldn't give me the results, only the doctor. I expect it to be light fluffy LDL as it was 2 years ago when I had a VAP test. Am I still in the good range according to my PAleo brothers and sisters?

Thanks!!!

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on May 21, 2013
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Probably just a smidgeon high, H-G normal is what, 180-220 or so?

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on May 21, 2013
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I don't like it when they say "Everything else is normal". What does that mean???? What may be "normal" for someone eating SAD may not be what you're aiming for.

Your HDL is plenty high, so that suggests your trigs will be low and your ratios good. So probably nothing to worry about. But ask for a copy of the results, so you can decide for yourself. My HMO gives almost immediate access to lab results online--I really appreciate that.

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