Know your num­bers

Woman's Own - - HEALTH LIVE WELL -

‘As a rough guide, ide­ally to­tal choles­terol should be less than 5mmol/l (mil­limoles per litre); LDL should be less than 3mmol/l; HDL should be more than 1mmol/l,’ says se­nior con­sul­tant cardiologist Dr Michael Macdon­ald. ‘How­ever, your doc­tor may set dif­fer­ent tar­gets based on your own med­i­cal his­tory.’

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