triglyceride


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glyceride occurring naturally in animal and vegetable tissues

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Scared you're suffering from high levels of blood fats known as triglycerides? Health experts might just have the perfect solution for you: prescription-strength fish oils.
adults have triglyceride levels above 150 mg/dL, which is borderline high.
Skulas-Ray pointed out that people with high triglyceride levels should not try to treat the condition themselves with non-prescription, omega-3 fatty acid fish oil supplements.
They reported in the January issue of JAMA that reducing triglycerides can lower CHD risk as much as reducing cholesterol, but they suggest that the real story isn't as simple as looking at just cholesterol or just triglycerides.
Excessive alcohol consumption also drives up triglyceride levels and can promote weight gain.
Q Despite taking atorvastin (Lipitor[R]), and avoiding fatty foods I still have high levels of triglycerides. Is there anything more I should be doing to reduce them?
The drug is currently approved for certain patients with unusually high triglyceride levels."The worried well shouldn't run out and take fish oil," said Dr Michael Shapiro, a site investigator for the Reduce-IT trial and the director of Oregon Health and Science University's atherosclerosis imaging program.
Blood triglyceride has been associated with long term effects of weight loss in previous studies.
Specific culprits that raise triglyceride levels include sugar-sweetened beverages, simple sugars found in cakes, cookies, candy, and other sweets, foods that are high in carbohydrates (pasta, bread, and processed rice), and alcohol.
Volanesorsen, developed using Ionis' proprietary antisense technology, is designed to reduce the production of ApoC-III, a protein that is produced in the liver and plays a central role in the regulation of plasma triglycerides. It could also affect other metabolic parameters.
* Ask your doctor if a medication or medical condition such as hypothyroidism could be affecting your triglyceride levels.
This trial, focusing specifically on high triglyceride patients with diabetes, will definitively test whether triglyceride reduction can reduce cardiac events" said Paul Ridker, MD, director of the Center for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention at BWH and co-PI of the planned trial.
Surviving patients, regardless of sex, had higher triglyceride levels at baseline than nonsurviving patients.
* Estimation of fasting and postprandial triglyceride levels in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus.
If the eligible group included all adults with triglyceride levels of 200 or more -- the normal level is 150 or less -- that would mean about 20 percent of adult Americans.