4-20 - Kin April 20, 2010 Risk Factors for CHD Controllable...

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Kin – April 20, 2010 Risk Factors for CHD Controllable Risk Factors o Cigarette smoking o Hypertension o Being sedentary o High blood cholesterol levels o Obesity o Diabetes or insulin Uncontrollable risk factors o Age o Gender o Cholesterol Essential o Formation of bile acids in digestion of fats o Formation of some hormones o Component of cell membranes. . Lipoproteins Three major lipoproteins in fasting blood o High density (HDL) Takes up cholesterol from blood and body cells, transfers to liver where it forms bile acid o Low Density (LDL) Formed after VLDL gives up triglycerides to body cells o Very-low Density (VLDL) Recommended Cholesterol Levels Desirable o Total: <200 o LDL: <100 o Trig: <150 o HDL: >59 High Borderline High o Total: 200-239 o LDL: 130-159 o Trig: 150-199 o HDL: High o Total: >239
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o LDL: 160-189 o Trig: 200-499 o HDL: <40 low Very High o How to improve cholesterol Decrease fat in diet o 10% saturated o
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This note was uploaded on 12/04/2011 for the course KIN 310 taught by Professor Stanforth during the Spring '06 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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