Triglycerides is part of the Hearth Health Profile and is a type of fatty substance which must be measured together with your cholesterol for a complete picture of your circulating blood fats. Blood triglycerides  tend to be elevated in people who have high cholesterol levels, in people with diabetes or chronic kidney disease,  and in those who are obese. The relationship between triglycerides and coronary artery disease is still controversial. Some studies suggest that high blood triglycerides might increase the risk of coronary artery disease. If your blood level of triglycerides is elevated you should consult your doctor for dietary changes and weight loss and exercise program or for the  use of medication which may be necessary in some cases.  >>more info

Hearth Health Profile    $39.00  

The Heart Health Panel includes Total Cholesterol, HDL, LDL, Triglyderides, VLDL, Cholesterol/HDl Ratio