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Quikread Whole Blood Hdl-cholesterol Test Kit

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Last Updated: 18 January 2022

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What this test does This is home-use test kit to measure total cholesterol. What Cholesterol is: Cholesterol fat in your blood. High-density lipoprotein helps protect your heart, but low-density lipoprotein can clog arteries of your heart. Some cholesterol tests also measure triglycerides, another type of fat in blood. What type of test this is: This is quantitative testyou find out amount of total cholesterol present in your sample. Why you should do this test: should do this test to find out if you have high total cholesterol. High cholesterol increases risk of heart disease. When blood vessels of your heart become clogged cholesterol, your heart does not receive enough oxygen. This can cause heart disease. How often you do this test: If you are more than years old, you should test your cholesterol about every 5 years. If your doctor has you on special diet or drugs to control your cholesterol, you may need to check your cholesterol more frequently. Follow your doctor's recommendations about often you test your cholesterol. What Your cholesterol levels should be: Your total level should be 200mg / dL or less, according to recommendations in National Cholesterol Education Program third Adult Treatment Panel. You should try to keep your LDL values less than 100 mg / dL, Your values greater or equal to 40 mg / dL, and your triglyceride value less than 150 mg / dL. How accurate this test is: This test is about as accurate as test your doctor use, but you must follow directions carefully. Total Cholesterol tests in accuracy from brand to brand. Information about test's accuracy is printed on its package. Tests that say they are traceable to Program of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention may be more accurate than others. What to do If your test shows high cholesterol: Talk to your doctor if your test shows that your cholesterol is than 200 mg / dL. Many things can cause high cholesterol levels, including diet, and other factors. Your doctor want you to test your cholesterol again. How you do this test: You prick your finger with lancet to get drop of blood. Then put drop of blood on piece of paper that contains special chemicals. Paper will change color on how much cholesterol is in your blood. Some testing kits use small machine to tell you how much cholesterol there is in sample.

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