Table 1—

Category of risk based on lipoprotein levels in adults with diabetes

RiskLDL cholesterolHDL cholesterol∗Triglyceride
High≥130<35≥400
Borderline100–12935–45200–399
Low<100>45<200
  • Data are given in milligrams per deciliter.

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    * For women, the HDL cholesterol values should be increased by 10 mg/dl.