Continued from thread above: my doctor emailed this to me:
I got your lab results back. Your sugar and kidney function are normal.
Your cholesterol is worse. Your total cholesterol is 291 (last year 288),
your HDL cholesterol is 37 (last year 35), your LDL cholesterol is 229
(last year 211), your triglycerides are 125 (last year 209).
The increase in your LDL is likely because of your diet.
With your numbers from today you have a 3% chance of having a heart attack
within the next 3 years. Your risk last year was 2%. Things are worse.
I recommend either 1) Vegetarian diet, 2) Cholesterol medication.
Your goal LDL is below 160 and ideal is below 130. You are very far from