Cholesterol Guidelines

  • Total cholesterol: Less than 200 mg/dl
  • LDL cholesterol: Less than 100 mg/dl
  • HDL cholesterol: Greater than 45 mg/dl in males; Greater than 55 mg/dl in females
  • Triglycerides: Less than 150 mg/dl

Source: American Diabetes Association 2013

If you have pre-diabetes, you can slow the progression to Type 2 diabetes by 54% by following a healthy diet, losing weight (if applicable), and exercising.

Source: American Diabetes Association.

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