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total cholesterol

The sum of low- and high-density lipoproteins.
See also: cholesterol
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There was a significant drop in Total cholesterol, TG, LDL and in VLDL levels.
All samples were analyzed using following methods: glucose, triglycerides and total cholesterol were analyzed using hexokinase, GPO-PAP and CHOD-PAP methodologies respectively.
Total cholesterol (mg/dl)###166.50 +- 31.34###135.06 +- 25.70###0.001
Our results are in keeping with the results of a study done by Tedesco et al.11 There was no significant difference in total cholesterol, TG and HDL levels amongst hypertensive and normotensive diabetics.
"That showed very good relationship between total cholesterol and LDL cholesterol with progressive decline in renal function, which then helped me explain what I had observed earlier in terms of improvement in kidney function in early-stage patients with statins," Dr.
salmon, tuna, sardines, trout), walnuts, flaxseed oil, canola oil, and soybean oil keeps the brain and nerves healthy, lowers triglycerides, and total cholesterol. Omega 6 also lowers total cholesterol.
Key Words: Platelet count, Platecrit (PCT), Mean platelet volume (MPV), Platelet distribution width (PDW), Total cholesterol, Triglycerides.INTRODUCTION
The differences between the mean level of baseline total cholesterol of subjects and that of each serial time point were validated through paired sample t-test.
The study compared the effects of corn and extra virgin olive oil on LDL cholesterol (primary outcome variable), total cholesterol, HDL cholesterol (good cholesterol), Non-HDL cholesterol, Triglycerides and the total to HDL cholesterol ratio.
The blood was centrifuged (SIGMA 3K 20 Germany) at 5000 rpm (revolutions per minutes) for 15 min and then the plasma was obtained and used for the determination of triacylglycerols, total cholesterol, low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol.
The study found that the heart disease risk score, comprised of age, blood pressure, treatment for hypertension, HDL ("good") cholesterol, total cholesterol, smoking and diabetes, showed a stronger link with cognitive decline than the dementia risk score, which included age, education, blood pressure, body mass index (BMI), total cholesterol, exercise and whether a person had the APOE-4 gene, which is associated with dementia.
For subjects in group 1 and group 2 the mean concentration of serum total cholesterol was 177.9+-40.8 and 194.1+-53.0mg/ dl, respectively.

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