Fast Five Quiz: Triglycerides as an Independent Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factor

Romesh Khardori, MD, PhD


March 10, 2023

The normal reference range of triglycerides is 0.45-1.81 mmol/L for adult and elderly males. High triglycerides contribute to the hardening of the arteries and arteriosclerosis. Extremely high triglycerides cause acute inflammation and confer an increased risk for acute pancreatitis.

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