What is the normal level for cholesterol?

Answer Normal, or healthy, cholesterol levels are those less than 200 mg\dL. Cholesterol is produced naturally in the body and also is present in food. Diet, exercise and medication can influence your cho... Read More »

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Age 78 yrs hemoglobin level is 9.5 ESR is 48 Is the ESR level normal and what precautions are to be taken and what are its implications?

Your ESR level is pretty normal for your age: a general guideline is that it should be roughly less than your age divided by 2, or for a woman, age+10 divided by 2. So if you are male, it is a touc... Read More »

My blood sugar level is 8.6 what is the normal level?

under 6. People in US use mgl and under 110 (or 100 depending on who you ask) is normal. In other countries they use mmol, hence the reading of 8.6. It's not just the poster that needs educating!!!... Read More »

Question on Cholesterol level.?

We usually don't use mmol/L units to measure cholesterol levels in the US but looking at the reference ranges I can tell that the total cholesterol is high and the LDL (bad cholesterol) is also hig... Read More »

Cholesterol level question?

You mustn't be looking at the total cholesterol level but at the levels of HDL and LDL and triglycerides to determine if you are at risk of cardiovascular disease. Your levels of HDL are optimal ... Read More »