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Triglycerides are a type of fat found in your blood. Too much of this type of fat may raise the risk of coronary artery disease, especially in women.

A blood test measures your triglycerides along with your cholesterol. Normal triglyceride levels are below 150. Levels above 200 are high.

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  1. Triglycerides (National Library of Medicine)  
    Triglycerides are a type of fat found in your blood. Too much of this type of fat ... especially in women. A blood test measures your triglycerides along with your cholesterol. Normal triglyceride levels are ...
  2. Triglycerides Test (American Association for Clinical Chemistry)  
    ... of this website will be limited. Search Help? Triglycerides Share this page: Was this page helpful? Also ... 1. What strategies can be used to lower triglyceride levels? For many people, high triglycerides are caused ...
  3. Triglycerides and Cardiovascular Disease: FAQ (American Heart Association) - PDF  
    1 Triglycerides: Frequently Asked Questions Why are triglycerides important? The amount of triglycerides (or blood fats) in blood are one important barometer of metabolic health; high levels are associated with coronary ...
  4. ... of hypertriglyceridemia. What are the effects of high triglycerides? It is unclear if high triglycerides alone are ... to diabetes. What raises the risk for high triglycerides? Triglycerides normally increase with age. They may become ...
  5. ... All rights reserved. Top Ten Things To Know Triglycerides and Cardiovascular Disease 1. Triglycerides (or blood fats) are an important barometer of ... data, Mexican-Americans have the highest rates of triglycerides (35.5%), followed by non-Hispanic whites (33. ...
  6. The triglyceride level is a lab test to measure the amount of triglycerides in your blood. Triglycerides are a type of fat. Your body makes ...
  7. What Are High Blood Cholesterol and Triglycerides? (American Heart Association) - PDF  
    ... about medicines that can reduce cholesterol. What are triglycerides? Triglycerides are the most common type of fat in ... body also makes them. High levels of blood triglycerides are often found in people who have high ...
  8. ... Lipid profile; Lipid panel; Hyperlipidemia - testing; Cholesterol and triglyceride test; Coronary risk profile ... density lipoprotein (HDL or "good" cholesterol) Total cholesterol Triglycerides Very low density lipoprotein (VLDL cholesterol, though this ...
  9. Triglycerides: Why Do They Matter? (Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research)  
  10. ... intake) to reduce the amount of cholesterol and triglycerides (other fatty substances) in the blood in certain people with very high triglycerides who are at risk of pancreatic disease (conditions ...
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