The Lowdown on Lipids Quiz

July 31, 2009

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Lipid profile and total cholesterol are the same thing.
  1. 0 True
  2. 1 False
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  1. 1

    Lipid profile and total cholesterol are the same thing.

    Correct Answer: False

  2. 2

    Lipid is a medical term for fat.

    Correct Answer: True

  3. 3

    How is VLDL cholesterol estimated?

    Correct Answer: 20% of Triglycerides (divide triglycerides by 5)

  4. 4

    My total cholesterol is less than 200 mg/dL, so I am not at risk for heart disease.

    Correct Answer: False

  5. 5

    Which of the following is used to calculate your heart disease risk score?

    Correct Answer: All of the above