What is a good lipid target values?
Optimal: Less than 100 mg/dL (This is the goal for people with diabetes or heart disease.) Near optimal: 100 to 129 mg/dL. Borderline high: 130 to 159 mg/dL. High: 160 to 189 mg/dL.
What are NCEP guidelines?
What is the National Cholesterol Education Program (NCEP)?
|Children (< 20 y)||Desirable level (mg/dL)||Borderline level (mg/dL)|
|Adults (≥20 y)‡||Desirable level (mg/dL)||Borderline level (mg/dL)|
What is a good LDL goal?
LDL Goal: less than 100 mg/dl with a therapeutic option of treating to under 70 mg/dL. For very high-risk patients whose LDL levels are already below 100 mg/dL, there is also an option to use drug therapy to reach the less than 70 mg/dL goal.
What are lipid goals?
Finally, those with 0-1 risk factor have a goal LDL cholesterol of <160 mg/dL. These goals are set to maximize reduction in both short-term and long-term risk….1. Therapeutic goals for LDL cholesterol.
|Risk Level||LDL-C Goal|
|Multiple (2+) Risk Factors||<130 mg/dL*|
|0-1 Risk Factor||<160 mg/dL|
What is the goal of NCEP ATP III when it comes to lowering the risk of cardiovascular disease?
In ATP III, a primary aim is to match intensity of LDL-lowering therapy with absolute risk. Everyone with elevated LDL cholesterol is treated with lifestyle changes that are effective in lowering LDL levels.
What is the meaning of NCEP?
|NCEP||National Centers for Environmental Prediction (US NOAA)|
|NCEP||National Cholesterol Education Program|
|NCEP||NCA (National Command Authorities) Conferencing Enhancement Program|
|NCEP||National Commission on Energy Policy|
What are the 4 major results of a lipid panel?
A lipid profile usually gives results for four different types:
- Total cholesterol.
- LDL (low-density lipoprotein), the “bad cholesterol”
- HDL (high-density lipoprotein), the “good cholesterol”
- Triglycerides, the most common type of fat in your body.