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      Category : Health Centers > Cholesterol


Alternate Names : High-Density Lipoprotein, Good Cholesterol

HDL | Preparation & Expectations | Results and Values

What do the test results mean?

A low HDL level less than 40 milligrams per deciliter, or mg/dL. Low HDL increases a person's risk for coronary heart disease. A high HDL is 60 mg/dL or above. High HDL lowers the risk of CHD.

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HDL: Preparation & Expectations


Author: David T. Moran, MD
Reviewer: Kimberly A. Tessmer, RD, LD
Date Reviewed: 05/23/01

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