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Normal Triglyceride Level for Teenagers

If your teenager eats a diet containing a lot of refined white flour and sugar, she can be setting herself up to develop high trig...
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The Home Test for Cholesterol & Triglycerides

High cholesterol levels are directly related to increased risk of heart attack, heart disease and stroke. The American Heart Assoc...
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Crisco & Cholesterol

Crisco is a popular all-vegetable shortening product used as a substitute for butter or lard in baking recipes. In recent years, v...
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How Serious Is a Cholesterol Reading of 225?

If the laboratory results of your most recent blood work revealed a total cholesterol level of 225 mg/dL, your doctor will probabl...
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Structure of a Triglyceride Molecule

Triglycerides are lipids that circulate in the blood. Triglycerides are fats, and they are used by a cell to produce adenosine tri...
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Blood Thinners & Cholesterol Medications

Different classes of cholesterol-lowering medications work by different mechanisms. Statins block cholesterol synthesis in the liv...
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What Are the Normal A1c Levels for Children?

After your child has a meal or snack, his body breaks nutrients down into a sugar known as glucose, the energy source for all body...
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Medications That Raise Cholesterol Levels

Cholesterol is derived from food and your liver, which synthesizes cholesterol for use by cellular membranes and production of sex...
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Accutane & Cholesterol

No matter how good your face looks while taking Accutane, you may still have additional side effects such as increased cholesterol...
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Does Boiling Eggs Lower Their Cholesterol?

Eggs have gotten a bad reputation among nutritionists and heart-healthy eaters, though many of those findings are being re-evaluat...
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