non-HDL cholesterol


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non-HDL cholesterol

The total cholesterol minus the HDL cholesterol. It is a risk factor, independent of other cholesterol measurements, for atherosclerotic vascular disease, esp. in patients with diabetes mellitus, triglyceride levels > 200 mg/dL, or people with the metabolic syndrome.
See also: cholesterol
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The 2013 American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association (ACC/AHA) guidelines do not require fasting for atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease risk estimation; however, they do recommend a fasting lipid panel before statin initiation to calculate LDL cholesterol and for individuals with non-HDL cholesterol [greater than or equal to] 5.
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According to the results of paired t test, there was a significant rise in total cholesterol and non-HDL cholesterol levels; there was also a significant reduction in HDL-cholesterol fractions, and the reduction of triglycerides was not significant.
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