Cholesterolemia


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Cholesterolemia

 

(also cholesterinemia), the cholesterol content in blood. A high cholesterol level, or hypercholesterolemia, is found to be associated with the nephrotic syndrome, cholangitis, and some metabolic diseases, including atherosclerosis, diabetes mellitus, and podagra. A low level of cholesterol, or hypocholesterolemia, is observed in such diseases as thyrotoxicosis, Addison’s disease, and colitis.

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Results: The results of platelet count and mean platelet volume were found to be significantly different among subjects with normal cholesterolemia (less than 5.2 mmol/L), borderline raised cholesterol group (5.2-6.3 mmol/L) and hypercholesterolemia (greater than 6.3 mmol/L); however, post-hoc comparison did not show any significant difference between all groups.
It was concluded from this evaluation that hyper- cholesterolemia decreases BMD, and dose of the Juniperus Communis oil in hypercholesterolemia affect the relationship between LDL-C level and BMD.
The classical risk factors for cardiovascular diseases are hypertension, hyper- cholesterolemia and cigarette smoking-account for only about one-half to two-thirds of all cases of the disease.
([paragraph]) A major goal of these programs is to build capacity to conduct public health activities to prevent and improve control of the major risk factors for heart disease and stroke, including hypertension and high cholesterolemia. The findings in this report demonstrate the variation in stroke prevalence during 2006-2010, a period in which stroke mortality declined continuously.
Statistically significant association of hypercholesterolemia, hypertriglyceridemia, hypo HDL cholesterolemia and VLDL-C was found with advancing age while only hypertriglyceridemia and VLDL-C showed a positive association with duration of diabetes.
The primary course of high triglycerides includes familial hyper cholesterolemia and secondary effecter can arise due to carbohydrate, alcohol and diabetes induced high triglycerides, obesity, chronic renal failure nephritic syndrome, excessive stress etc (9).
Both hyperglycemia [1] and cholesterolemia [2,3] can alter the shape of the erythrocytes, which may lead to increase in aggregation and decrease in deformability.
[7] Zulet MA and A Martinez Mediterranean diet: legumes and cholesterolemia. ReVista Chilena de Nutricion.
For example, some statin users who also used several other medications and faced large increases in out-of-pocket spending after three-tier adoption might have decided to cut back use of their statin medications (e.g., by skipping doses or cutting pills in half) as cholesterolemia is typically an asymptomatic condition.
Participants were classified as MH if they had 0-1 conditions of the following: prediabetes/T2D, hypertension, hypertriglyceridemia or low HDL cholesterolemia, and hypercholesterolemia.
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