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Synonyms for cholesterol

an animal sterol that is normally synthesized by the liver

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Estimating low-density lipoprotein cholesterol by the Friedewald equation is adequate for classifying patients on the basis of nationally recommended cutpoints.
Effects of total cholesterol and triglyceride on the percentage difference between the low-density lipoprotein cholesterol concentration measured directly and calculated using the Friedewald formula.
TC: total cholesterol; TG: triglyceride; HDL-C: high-density lipoprotein cholesterol; LDL-C: low-density lipoprotein cholesterol; VLDL-C: very low-density lipoprotein cholesterol.
Prognostic value of fasting versus nonfasting low-density lipoprotein cholesterol levels on long-term mortality: insight from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey III (NHANES-III).
Calculated values for low-density lipoprotein cholesterol in the assessment of lipid abnormalities and coronary disease risk.
The aim of our study was to assess the association between insulin resistance and apolipoprotein B/apolipoprotein A-I ratio, MetS components, total cholesterol (TC), and low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) in the population of Georgia.
TGD 300 mg/day and TGD 900 mg/day also significantly reduced low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (0.22 and 0.17 mmol/l, respectively).
ABC values are three key metabolic markers: hemoglobin A1c, systolic blood pressure, and low-density lipoprotein cholesterol. In a new study, participants who received an empowerment educational intervention were much more likely to accurately recall the clinical meaning of the diabetes ABCs as well as their personal ABC values than participants in the traditional educational arm.
Association of high-density lipoprotein cholesterol with incident cardiovascular events in women, by low-density lipoprotein cholesterol and apolipoprotein B100 Levels: a cohort study.
The participants' low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C, the "bad" cholesterol) and high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C, the "good" cholesterol) both increased (by 14 percent and 6 percent, respectively) raising their total cholesterol -- and catching the researchers by surprise.
Background: The dyslipidaemia associated with type-2 diabetes is associated with raised plasma triglycerides, low high-density lipoprotein cholesterol, high low-density lipoprotein cholesterol and very low-density lipoprotein cholesterol levels and is a risk factor of cardiovascular disease.
Plant sterols have been clinically shown to reduce 'bad' cholesterol (low-density lipoprotein cholesterol) by 8-15% in as little as 4 weeks, with no reduction in levels of 'good' cholesterol (HDL high-density lipoprotein cholesterol).
There has been a consensus for a number of years that there are causal relationships between high levels of total cholesterol (TC) and low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL) and the protective value of high levels of high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL) with coronary artery disease (CAD).
Concentrations of low-density lipoprotein cholesterol went up in line with sugar consumption in women, but not in men.
Study leader Dr ZhenYu Chen, from the Chinese University of Hong Kong, said: "Total cholesterol, low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL), and the heart-healthy highdensity lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL) are still important health issues.
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