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    News Story: Good cholesterol - do you know yours?
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    Haylen_WebMD_Staff posted:
    Click the link above to read a news story posted Friday on WebMD:

    Raising 'Good' Cholesterol May Cut Heart Risk in Diabetes Patients

    Excerpt: Raising levels of HDL "good" cholesterol might play an important role in reducing heart disease and stroke risk in patients with type 2 diabetes, a new study shows.

    Do you know your cholesterol numbers? I'm getting fasting blood work done this week and am interested to see my results!

    Haylen
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    DavidHueben responded:
    My HDL (good cholesterol) measured yesterday and reviewed with the PCP today was 86.

    My LDL (bad cholesterol) was 30.

    My triglycerides were 39.

    My total cholesterol was 124.

    TC/HDL ratio was 1.4.

    DMH
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