Cotton Sudden Cardiac Arrest

The traditional 2nd anniversary gift is cotton-oriented.

Two years ago tomorrow, I experienced this:

Many are familiar with this old story, so find below some new information from my most recent lipid panel, which is fascinating reading.  Interestingly, the post preceding the post linked above was the Cotton Anniversary of The DA Blog.

Finally, I have been resting the blog but shall return in short order for the upcoming college and professional football seasons with rules discussions.

Lipid panels and football–the classic combination.

Component Results

Component Standard Range Your Value
Cholesterol, Total 120 – 200 mg/dl 99
Triglycerides <=149 mg/dl 96
HDL 40 – 60 mg/dl 53
VLDL Calculated <=30 mg/dl 19
LDL Cholesterol Calc <=99 mg/dl 27
Cholesterol/Hdl Ratio <=5.0 ratio 1.9
LDL/HDL Ratio <=3.6 ratio .5
Risk of Developing Coronary Heart Disease
Female Guidelines Male Guidelines
Up to 1.5 Up to 1.0 Low Risk
1.6 to 3.2 1.1 to 3.6 Average Risk
3.3 to 5.0 3.7 to 6.3 Above Average Risk
5.1 to 6.1 6.4 to 8.0 High Risk
Non-HDL Cholesterol 46
The reference range is the patient’s target low density lipoprotein plus 30.

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