What is a desirable level for triglycerides?
It depends on who you ask.
Ask those adhering to the Adult Treatment Panel (ATP-III), the “official” set of guidelines followed by most primary care physicians, and they will say “150 mg/dl.”
Ask those of us trying to achieve reversal of coronary heart disease, and we would say...“60 mg/dl or less.”
Why such a discrepancy? Which is closer to the “truth”?
The ATP-III guidelines are principally focused on cholesterol issues,...