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Thank you for your quick response, Dr. Josh.
At 75 with bad kidneys, heart and system shutting down, my dad finally tested positive for diabetes; was clean before then. Have an uncle who lost both legs (assume diabetes, but don't know), and was 300ish# XXXXX that.
As the question stated, I'm 6'1" 215#. Do you think I'm overweight?
20mg Lovastatin daily.
No other significant medical issues.
HDLs test 27-40 over the years.
8/4/12 LDL 34
Total Cholesterol 148
Triglicerides 84, LDL 97 (calculated)
Non-HDL Cholesterol 114
Cholesterol/HDL Ratio 4.4
LDL/HDL Ratio 2.85
Good wake up call!
Caffeinated soda & coffee under 10/month.
Tea (never sugar) maybe 5/week, more when it's cold. I've heard much about health benefits of tea; any concerns about this level of caffeine consumption?