What are good HDL levels?

Answer HDL stands for high-density lipoprotein, also known as good cholesterol. The American Heart Association reports that normal HDL levels range from 50 to 60 mg/dL (milligrams per deciliter) in women ... Read More »

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What are good glucose levels?

Good glucose levels are considered to be 100 milligrams per deciliter or less. Glucose levels are normally tested after a fasting of at least six hours, but random tests are taken as long as food o... Read More »

What are good&bad cholesterol levels?

Cholesterol is an important building block of healthy cells, but too much can lead to a narrowing of the arteries, heart attacks and strokes. To lower your risks, you should understand what your ch... Read More »

What are good cholesterol levels for women?

According to the American Heart Association, 19.9 million women in the United States have dangerously high levels of blood cholesterol. For women, high levels of cholesterol are associated with ser... Read More »

Why does ratio matter if HDL and LDL levels are good?

Because the good (HDL) gets rid of the bad (LDL) somehow.