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What are the guidelines for triglyceride levels?

The following are the National Cholesterol Education Program guidelines for triglyceride levels:
  • normal: less than 150 mg/dL
  • borderline high: 150 to 199 mg/dL:
  • high: 200 to 499 mg/dL
  • very high: 500 mg/dL or higher

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