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Elevated, lofty; above some basis or point of comparison.
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Patient discussion about high

Q. how high is to high sugar I have been to surgry 3 times in 2 months and I have had my sugar go over before but not like this. I went to the Dr and Hes not worried about it. In the morning it is running 124 to 143 and 2 hrs after I eat it is running 165 to 200. At the Dr office it only showed 5.6 and He said 6.5 and over is bad! I have never sugar this high ever! It is in the family, my Mom, her Mom, her Dad ECT. What do you all think about it!

A. It seems what the doctor was referring to at the office wasn't the blood glucose (sugar) measurements but rather HbA1c - a substance in the blood that reflects the sugar levels in the PAST 8-12 weeks. Surgery is a substantial stress to your body and thus can increase your blood sugar. The A1C reflects the average levels during that time so it may overcome the temporary elevation due to the surgery.

You may read more here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HbA1c

Q. I have high cholesterol. What I need to do in order to reduce him?

A. How to Eat to Lower Your Cholesterol
Things You’ll Need:
Kidney Beans
Soy Foods Like Tofu
White Beans
Step1Eat more garlic. Add it to pasta, soups and vegetables.
Step2Increase your intake of soy foods. Enjoy more tofu, green soybeans (edamame), tempeh and TVP (texturized vegetable protein).
3Add beans to your diet three to five times a week. Try lentil soup, black beans and rice, and hummus, and toss kidney beans into green salads.
Step4Include a serving of fiber-rich fruit or vegetables at every meal and snack.
For full article: http://www.ehow.com/how_12776_eat-lower-cholesterol.html?ref=fuel&utm_source=yahoo&utm_medium=ssp&utm_campaign=yssp_art Hope this helps.

Q. How to lower high cholesterol? The Doctor told my husband that his cholesterol levels are very high and that he has to lower them immediately. What foods are low in cholesterol and what foods should I be cooking for him to eat?

A. Any treatment of high cholesterol first begins with some lifestyle changes. This involves three simple, yet often difficult to execute, steps: improved diet, increased physical activity, and weight management.
Make sure your Husband is eating unsaturated fats instead of saturated and trans fats, avoiding cholesterol, increasing dietary fiber, and consuming more plant sterols/stanols. Increase his vegetables and whole grains intake, but decrease the fat, salt and sugar intakes.
Also, it will be easier for him to stick to his diet if the whole family changes their eating habits and eats healthier too. Start cooking healthy meals for the whole family and not just for him.

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Such high-mindedness would naturally be impossible for it if the Times were ever to admit what is obvious to the meanest intelligence, namely its own Democratic tilt and liberal agenda--which tells you something about why no one at the paper ever will admit it.
Fusseil wrote about the tendency of reporters and editors to accentuate the positive, speak with one voice, adopt a posture of high-mindedness, and assert, in early stages, that war would be "fast-moving, mechanized, remote-controlled, and perhaps even rather easy." But his most telling chapter carried the heading, "The real war will never get in the books."
Collins's!) and observed that Purdy relied on "abstract arguments" that eventually "choke on [their] own high-mindedness" (The NY Times Book Review, September 12, 1999, page 20).
Reithian high-mindedness and wasn't much interested in horseracing other than on the big occasions like the Derby and Grand National, when it completely ignored the tasteless business of betting.
But I do worry that much of the outcry is motivated by malice and spite, not high-mindedness. Many of Ken's colleagues are simply jealous that no one wants to pay them to sound off.
It looks, from an outside perspective, like a nostalgia argument; the austerity of Mansfeld's design is a metaphor for the vanished high-mindedness of public life here.
In a 1942 cartoon, Uncle Sam rebukes a pipe organist whose black keys are draped in cobwebs: "Listen, maestro...if you want to get real harmony, use the black keys as well as the white!" (Oddly, this high-mindedness did not extend to the nation's Japanese immigrants, whom Seuss portrayed as a squinty-eyed, traitorous lot.)
La Bete pitted the high-mindedness of a royal French acting troupe's leader (Elomire, anagrammatically named for Moliere) against the buffoonery of a "bete" (a self-absorbed troubadour named Valere), and in so doing questioned the nature of serious versus popular art.
Moreover, I suspect that very few of us would have participated so willingly, even avidly, in so much laudable but relentless high-mindedness. I also spot a few here who labored with Ralph on the Yale Committee on Investor Responsibility, a group that reaped some praise for its efforts, along with a sprinkling of skepticism and even hostility.
A 1991 Joint Declaration established the regular Summits and dialogue, while a 1995 Communication promised deeper links at all levels.But despite this high-mindedness, the EU method has produced little to celebrate.
Just as the Cortigiano at one point defended the lower artisans in Book Two, now it is the Causidico who defends these higher artisans and professionals against the undue intellectualism and high-mindedness of the Filosofo.
[of] obligatory high-mindedness so long required of writers and poets of the nineteenth century ...

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