Result
LDL level, mg/dL | Interpretation |
---|---|
<100 | Optimal |
100 - 129 | Near optimal/above optimal |
130 - 159 | Borderline high |
160 - 189 | High |
>190 | Very high |
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The equation is
LDL cholesterol (mg/dL) = Total cholesterol – HDL cholesterol – (triglycerides/5)
LDL level, mg/dL |
Interpretation |
<100& | Optimal |
100-129 | Near optimal/above optimal |
130-159 | Borderline high |
160-189 | High |
≥190 | Very high |
Here is the ideal range to calculate LDL Cholesterol levels category-wise.
LDL Cholesterol Level | Category |
Less than 100mg/dL | Recommended |
100-129mg/dL | Slightly above recommended |
130-159 mg/dL | Borderline high |
160-189 mg/dL | High |
190 mg/dL and above | Very high |
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Summary
Overall, LDL calculator provides optimal LDL cholesterol levels that vary depending on individual health status and risk factors for heart disease and stroke. Check More Medical Health Related Calculator on Drlogy Calculator to get exact health solution.
Reference
Your VLDL level should be less than 30 mg/dL (milligrams per deciliter). Anything higher than that puts you at risk for heart disease and stroke.
The equation to calculate your LDL.
Transform the Friedewald equation:
LDL = TC - HDL - 0.2 × TG
TC = LDL + HDL + 0.2 × TG
No There are limitations to the Friedewald equation for LDL calculation. We can't use the formula if:
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