Reference standardization and analytical performance of a liquid homogeneous high-density lipoprotein cholesterol
method compared with chemical precipitation method.
"This study suggests a high risk for incident early AMD in individuals with high plasma high-density lipoprotein cholesterol
levels," the authors write.
The Framingham score includes age, smoking, systolic blood pressure, cholesterol, and high-density lipoprotein cholesterol
. The researchers also measured LDL cholesterol, particle number, and particle size.
In this study, ezetimibe monotherapy cut the serum triglyceride level in patients by an average of 8%, compared with an average 2% rise in patients on placebo, and ezetimibe raised serum levels of high-density lipoprotein cholesterol
by an average of 5%, compared with an average 1% rise among patients on placebo.
With both treatments, changes in waist circumference correlated with changes in total, low-density, and high-density lipoprotein cholesterol
. Parameters of safety were not different between the 2 treatments.
Kohrt has seen only minor side effects of DHEA, including an initial drop of 5 mg/dL in high-density lipoprotein cholesterol
in women; the decline did not persist with continued treatment.
HIV infection increases serum levels of triglycerides and lowers high-density lipoprotein cholesterol
. Treatment, especially with protease inhibitors, also boosts triglyceride levels as well as low-density lipoprotein cholesterol.
Measurement of high-density lipoprotein cholesterol
in serum: comparison of six isolation methods with enzymatic cholesterol analysis.
Experimental and clinical studies suggest that magnesium intake may be inversely related to the risk of hypertension and type 2 diabetes mellitus, and may decrease blood triglyceride and increase high-density lipoprotein cholesterol
ATLANTA -- High-density lipoprotein cholesterol
levels have declined by 10% in a single generation, John A.
The risk factors include cardiovascular disease, a family history of diabetes, overweight, a sedentary lifestyle, impaired glucose tolerance or impaired fasting glucose, hypertension, high triglyceride levels or low high-density lipoprotein cholesterol
levels, and, in women, a history of gestational diabetes, birth of a baby weighing 9 pounds, or polycystic ovarian disease.
Next, the physician can enter the patient's low-density lipoprotein cholesterol level, high-density lipoprotein cholesterol
level, and total cholesterol values, along with any risk factors.