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 The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Consensus Development Program: Triglyceride, High Density Lipoprotein, and ...
For triglyceride, the data are mixed; although strong associations are found in some studies, the evidence on a causal relation is still incomplete.
Triglycerides should also be measured where familial hyperlipidemic disorders are suspected and to follow the results of therapy when patients are treated for elevated triglycerides.
The triglyceride classification was subsequently modified in the NCEP Second Report of the Expert Panel on Detection, Evaluation, and Treatment of High Blood Cholesterol in Adults (Adult Treatment Panel II [ATP II], which developed updated, detailed, and widely adopted guidelines for the classification and management of hyperlipidemia.
consensus.nih.gov /1992/1992TriglycerideHDLCoronary089html.htm   (6495 words)

 Milkshake Study Suggests Need for Reducing Desirable Triglyceride Levels
The new study evaluated the implications of “desirable” fasting triglyceride in 50 healthy, non-obese men and women with normal cholesterol levels, whose average age was 35.
After their fasting triglyceride was measured, each volunteer was given a milkshake, standardized at 70 grams of fat per square meter of body surface.
Triglyceride is a fat that always circulates in the blood, especially after a meal high in saturated fat.
www.umm.edu /news/releases/milkshake_study.htm   (778 words)

 Triglyceride Test - Cholesterol: health and medical information about high cholesterol and heart disease   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The word "triglyceride" reflects the fact that a triglyceride consists of three ("tri-") molecules of fatty acid combined with a molecule of the alcohol glycerol ("-glyceride") that serves as the backbone of many types of lipids (fats).
Triglyceride levels are influenced by recent fat and alcohol intake.
High levels of triglycerides (greater than 200 mg/dl) are associated with a heightened risk of coronary heart disease.
www.medicinenet.com /triglyceride_test/article.htm   (388 words)

“Previously, nobody thought triglyceride was a major risk factor at these lower levels,” says Michael Miller, M.D., director of Preventive Cardiology at the University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore and an associate professor of medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine.
Triglyceride is a type of fat that is always circulating in the blood, especially after a meal high in saturated fat.
Triglycerides have also been shown to increase the risk of blood clots, which combine with fatty deposits in the coronary vessels to cause heart attacks.
www.umm.edu /news/releases/riskytrig.html   (612 words)

Triglycerides are esterified fatty oils that forms the core of chylomicrons and VLDL cholesterol.
Triglycerides and cholesterol both measure the total amount of lipoproteins in the serum, which can be a rough indicator of risk for cardiovascular disease.
A triglyceride count of 100 or more increased the relative risk of a new cardiovascular event by 50% and reduced the chance of surviving a subsequent heart attack.
www.drlam.com /opinion/triglyceride.cfm   (532 words)

 Triglyceride level | Health Library | Walgreens
Triglycerides are often measured as a reflection of fat (lipid) ingestion and metabolism, or as part of an evaluation of coronary risk factors.
Triglycerides comprise the largest proportion of fats (lipids) in the diet, in the adipose tissue, and in the blood.
The remaining triglycerides, plus additional triglycerides synthesized within the liver, are then re-packaged as VLDL and secreted into the blood from the liver.
www.walgreens.com /library/contents.jsp?doctype=1&docid=003493   (768 words)

 Triglycerides - Ask the Dietitian
I went in for a physical recently and was informed that my triglycerides were the highest the doctor had ever seen (875) and my cholesterol was at 308.
Triglycerides are effected by sugar and alcohol, not the fat content in your diet.
After your triglyceride level goes back to normal, you may be able to ease up a bit and have one sweet and up to two cocktails per week.
www.dietitian.com /triglyce.html   (2939 words)

Triglycerides are the chemical form in which most fat exists in food as well as in the body.
Triglycerides in plasma are derived from fats eaten in foods or made in the body from other energy sources like carbohydrates.
Calories ingested in a meal and not used immediately by tissues are converted to triglycerides and transported to fat cells to be stored.
www.americanheart.org /presenter.jhtml?identifier=4778   (454 words)

 Squalene synthase inhibitors suppress triglyceride biosynthesis through the farnesol pathway in rat hepatocytes -- ...
of triglyceride biosynthesis by ER-27856 and RPR-107393 was
Cellular triglyceride (A, C) or oleic acid (B) was separated by TLC, and the radioactivity was determined.
Triglyceride concentration and ischemic heart disease: an eight-year follow-up in the Copenhagen Male Study.
www.jlr.org /cgi/content/full/44/1/128   (4763 words)

 Do Triglyceride Tests Really Help Predict Heart Disease?
Doctors aren't going to stop measuring triglycerides, because the information is used to calculate levels of LDL cholesterol -- the bad kind of cholesterol, which does predict risk of future heart disease.
We just haven't been able to get our arms around triglyceride measurements, and that suggests to me that it is not really a good test." Rubins is chief of general internal medicine at the Minneapolis VA Medical Center.
"Triglycerides are a marker for multiple risk factors for heart disease." He adds that they are a marker for heart disease, not necessarily a cause of the disease.
www.webmd.com /content/article/26/1728_59194   (680 words)

 Triglycerides & Your Health - Page 1
Triglycerides are present in food as well as manufactured by the body.
Researchers are continuing to investigate how triglycerides affect cardiovascular health.
At the very least, high triglyceride levels are a warning sign that a patient’s heart health may be at risk.
heart.healthcentersonline.com /cholesterol/triglycerides.cfm   (407 words)

 Lipoprotein Subfraction Changes in Normal Pregnancy: Threshold Effect of Plasma Triglyceride on Appearance of Small, ...
In AM, the plasma triglyceride concentration at the three gestational time points were 1.5, 1.6, and 2.4 mmol/L, respectively.
In CH, the triglyceride values at the three gestational time points were 0.75, 0.95, and 1.70 mmol/L, respectively, and in this case, although total area under the curve increased, reflecting increased LDL mass, no perturbation in the pattern was observed.
This graph demonstrates the relationship between plasma triglyceride (mmol/L) and serum estradiol (nmol/L) in each of the 10 subjects as pregnancy progressed.
jcem.endojournals.org /cgi/content/full/82/8/2483   (5161 words)

 Elevated Serum Triglyceride Levels and Long-Term Mortality in Patients With Coronary Heart Disease : The Bezafibrate ...
Plasma triglyceride and high density lipoprotein cholesterol as predictors of ischemic heart disease in British men: the Caerphilly and Speedwell collaborative heart studies.
Elevated triglyceride levels were associated with increased mortality risk in men and women, particularly among patients with elevated total and LDL cholesterol.
The adjusted hazard ratios associated with 1 natural log increment of triglyceride levels were 1.14 (95% CI 1.00 to 1.30) for men and 1.37 (95% CI 1.04 to 1.88) for women.
circ.ahajournals.org /cgi/content/full/100/5/475   (4403 words)

 Triglyceride Reduction Formula: No Rx Blood Lipid Modulator - Full of Health
As a rule, a person with higher level of blood triglycerides requires a higher amount of nutrients to experience the same level of 'health insurance' or therapeutic efficacy as a person with lower triglycerides (not to mention other factors involved).
Triglyceride Reduction Formula¬ô comes in a tablet form (not a horse pill to "choke down") and should be taken daily.
The information on high triglycerides and nutrition provided herein is a general overview on this topic and may not apply to everyone, therefore, it should not be used for diagnosis or treatment of any medical condition.
www.reducetriglycerides.com /orderinglinkRTTRF.htm   (5642 words)

 Lipoprotein Secretion and Triglyceride Stores in the Heart -- Björkegren et al. 276 (42): 38511 -- Journal of ...
The genes for apolipoprotein B and microsomal triglyceride transfer protein are expressed in mouse and human heart tissue.
Triglyceride Secretion from Isolated Mouse Hearts-- To assess cardiac triglyceride secretion, hearts were perfused with continuously circulating KHB medium containing 1.2 m
The incorporation of the oleate into triglycerides was assessed by TLC followed by scintillation counting.
www.jbc.org /cgi/content/full/276/42/38511   (5118 words)

 Effect of High-Carbohydrate Feeding on Triglyceride and Saturated Fatty Acid Synthesis -- Hudgins 225 (3): 178 -- ...
triglyceride synthesis (5, 6), or both (7) as important mechanisms.
triglyceride is calculated from the percentage decrease in 18:2
The fatty acid compositions of the diet and adipose tissue are matched, and the fractional input of de novo fatty acids is calculated from the decrease, or dilution, of 18:2 in VLDL triglyceride below the concentrations of the diet and adipose tissue.
www.ebmonline.org /cgi/content/full/225/3/178   (3196 words)

 Lipids Online Slides: efficacy, fenofibrate, triglyceride, simvastatin
The fibrates primarily affect triglyceride metabolism and consequently have the greatest effects on triglyceride and high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C) levels.
The latter is mediated by peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor (PPAR)-α and is due to increased synthesis of lipoprotein lipase and apolipoprotein (apo) A-I. Slide 2 of 17
Similarly, in the subgroup of patients with triglyceride levels of 500-1500 mg/dl (Group B), which would primarily be patients with type V hyperlipidemia, fenofibrate 100 mg TID decreased triglyceride and VLDL-C and increased HDL-C. However, LDL-C was also significantly increased in these patients.
www.lipidsonline.org /slides/slide01.cfm?tk=5   (993 words)

 An Apolipoprotein that Strongly Modulates Plasma Triglyceride Levels
Summary: Scientists at Berkeley Lab have found a new apolipoprotein gene that greatly influences both human and mouse triglyceride and VLDL levels, both of which are a major risk factor for cardiovascular disease.
Human ApoAV polymorphisms were found to be strongly associated with triglycerides in the general population, consistent with their findings in mouse studies.
Furthermore, Rubin and Pennacchio were able to replicate their initial result, which supports the finding that about one in five individuals in the population has increased triglycerides due to variation in the human ApoAV gene.
www.lbl.gov /tech-transfer/techs/lbnl1709.html   (624 words)

 Mayo Clinic - Understanding Triglyceride Levels
Along with increased cardiovascular risk, high triglyceride levels are associated with insulin resistance, a major factor in type 2 (adult onset) diabetes.
Women’s cardiovascular health seems to be more influenced by triglyceride levels than men’s.
It is especially important for women with high triglyceride levels to take action to reduce those levels.
www.mayoclinic.org /news2002-mchi/259.html   (370 words)

In a mixed triglyceride, two or even three different fatty-acid groups are present; most fats and oils contain mixed triglycerides.
Guide to Fats - Once upon a time, we didn't know anything about fat except that it made foods tastier.
stearin - stearin, fat that is the triglyceride of stearic acid, CH3(CH2)16CO2H, i.e., the tristearate ester...
www.factmonster.com /ce6/sci/A0849415.html   (125 words)

 Triglyceride accumulation protects against fatty acid-induced lipotoxicity -- Listenberger et al. 100 (6): 3077 -- ...
C]palmitate into triglyceride was measured 6 h after FA supplementation as indicated.
Total triglyceride (nmol triglyceride per mg of protein, B) and accumulation of palmitate into triglyceride (nmol palmitate per mg of protein, C) were measured by mass spectrometry after 6 h of FA supplementation.
Triglyceride accumulation was detected by Nile red staining.
www.pnas.org /cgi/content/full/100/6/3077   (4769 words)

 A Standardized Triglyceride and Carbohydrate Challenge: The oral triglyceride tolerance test -- Mohanlal and Holman 27 ...
triglyceride values were compared using mean difference plots.
The median (IQR) triglyceride CV was similar in the nondiabetic
Hokanson JE, Austin MA: Plasma triglyceride level is a risk factor for cardiovascular disease independent of high-density lipoprotein cholesterol level: a meta-analysis of population-based prospective studies.
care.diabetesjournals.org /cgi/content/full/27/1/89   (3080 words)

 triglyceride - OneLook Dictionary Search
triglyceride : Compact Oxford English Dictionary [home, info]
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Phrases that include triglyceride: high blood triglyceride, test triglyceride, triglyceride level, triglyceride lipase, triglyceride test
www.onelook.com /?w=triglyceride&ls=a   (247 words)

 Analysis of Apolipoprotein A5, C3, and Plasma Triglyceride Concentrations in Genetically Engineered Mice -- Baroukh et ...
to modulate triglyceride concentrations in an opposing fashion.
An apolipoprotein influencing triglycerides in humans and mice revealed by comparative sequencing.
Apolipoprotein A5: A newly identified gene impacting plasma triglyceride levels in humans and mice.
atvb.ahajournals.org /cgi/content/full/24/7/1297   (3880 words)

 NEJM -- Plasma Triglyceride Level and Mortality from Coronary Heart Disease
of the triglyceride level as a risk factor is fraught with methodologic
Serum Triglycerides as a Risk Factor for Cardiovascular Diseases in the Asia-Pacific Region.
Garber, A. M, Avins, A. Triglyceride concentration and coronary heart disease.
content.nejm.org /cgi/content/abstract/328/17/1220   (1653 words)

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