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Triglycerides are a type of fat in the bloodstream and fat tissue. Too much of this type of fat can contribute to the hardening and narrowing of your arteries. This puts you at risk of having a heart attack or stroke. Diseases such as diabetes, obesity, kidney failure or alcoholism can cause high triglycerides. Often, high triglycerides occur along with high levels of cholesterol, another type of fat. Triglycerides are measured along with cholesterol as part of a blood test. Normal triglyceride levels are below 150. Levels above 200 are high.
Seven activities that prevent you from getting quality sleep during summer

Seven activities that prevent you from getting quality sleep during summer

Study provides insight into link between sleep apnea and lipid metabolism

Study provides insight into link between sleep apnea and lipid metabolism

Nanocellulose fibers can reduce fat absorption, research finds

Nanocellulose fibers can reduce fat absorption, research finds

Individual species of lipids may be better signatures of metabolic health

Individual species of lipids may be better signatures of metabolic health

Study: Antipsychotic treatment increases body fat and decreases insulin sensitivity in youth

Study: Antipsychotic treatment increases body fat and decreases insulin sensitivity in youth

Extensive lipidomics studies reveal signatures of metabolic health and disease

Extensive lipidomics studies reveal signatures of metabolic health and disease

Familial Chylomicronemia Syndrome: How HCP’s can Support Patients with Rare Diseases

Familial Chylomicronemia Syndrome: How HCP’s can Support Patients with Rare Diseases

Very-low-carb diets found to improve blood sugar control in type 1 diabetes

Very-low-carb diets found to improve blood sugar control in type 1 diabetes

Gene therapy offers potential cure for patients with lipoprotein lipase deficiency

Gene therapy offers potential cure for patients with lipoprotein lipase deficiency

Vegetarian diet and Mediterranean diet close to each other in health benefits

Vegetarian diet and Mediterranean diet close to each other in health benefits

Pancreatitis risk in minorities linked to alcohol, gallstones and high triglycerides

Pancreatitis risk in minorities linked to alcohol, gallstones and high triglycerides

Researchers discover how intestinal bacteria can influence blood glucose and lipid concentrations

Researchers discover how intestinal bacteria can influence blood glucose and lipid concentrations

The 5:2 diet could have beneficial impact on important risk markers for cardiovascular disease

The 5:2 diet could have beneficial impact on important risk markers for cardiovascular disease

Protein pathways linked to heart disease, diabetic complications identified in patients with diabetes

Protein pathways linked to heart disease, diabetic complications identified in patients with diabetes

Waist to hip ratio predicts heart attack risks among women

Waist to hip ratio predicts heart attack risks among women

Reduced risk of heart disease for mothers who breastfeed

Reduced risk of heart disease for mothers who breastfeed

Exercise could extend the life expectancy of breast cancer survivors, study states

Exercise could extend the life expectancy of breast cancer survivors, study states

Consumption of dietary fiber can prevent obesity and metabolic syndrome, study shows

Consumption of dietary fiber can prevent obesity and metabolic syndrome, study shows

Women do not receive timely diagnosis for heart disease

Women do not receive timely diagnosis for heart disease

New cholesterol calculation method could eliminate need for routine fasting

New cholesterol calculation method could eliminate need for routine fasting