Reviewing my latest cholesterol test results with my doctor last week, she bandied about a term I’d never before heard: non-HDL cholesterol.
Here is how Discovery Fit & Health describes non-HDL cholesterol (which is VITAL to understand if you have diabetes or other cardiovascular disease risk factors). Unless you’re a doctor, don’t get too fussed about the jargon – I kept it here for those who like all the details. If that’s not you, just skim over the jargon and keep reading and it should all make sense:
“Non-HDL cholesterol is the total of VLDL and LDL cholesterol,