Patient Comments: Triglyceride Test - Results

Question:

Were you surprised at your triglyceride test results? Why or why not? Submit Your Comment

Comment from: Silvia, 55-64 Female (Patient) Published: January 30

My triglyceride level has been always below 50. I check it every year a few times per year. Recently I stopped eating sugar and limited the carbs to 20 g/day. Today my triglyceride level was 165! Very surprised! Don't understand why.

Comment from: Larry, 75 or over Male (Caregiver) Published: August 11

My husband has a triglyceride level of 30! That is really low. Wonder if that is a great problem and how to solve it.

Comment from: Trace, 35-44 Female (Patient) Published: June 25

My triglyceride level was 466. My total cholesterol was 256. I am changing my diet and it's very difficult to deal with cravings. I weigh more than ever at 288 and I am 40 years old. I have high blood pressure and my doctor says I am pre-diabetic. Scary stuff. He also thinks I might have sleep apnea. I work hard and don't sleep enough. One year ago I weighed 245.

Comment from: Joe, 25-34 Male (Patient) Published: June 04

My triglyceride level was as high as 650. I am only 27 years old.

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