Triglycerides (or triacylglycerols) are glycerides in which the glycerol is esterified with three fatty acids. They are the main constituent of vegetable oil and animal fats.


... Why get tested?
To assess the risk of developing heart disease

When to get tested?
As part of a lipid profile during a regular medical exam or if you are being treated for high triglycerides

Sample required?
A blood sample drawn from a vein or a fingerstick
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... What are triglycerides? Triglycerides are fats carried in the blood from the food we eat. Excess calories, alcohol or sugar in the body are converted into triglycerides and stored in fat cells through...
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... Common brand name: Lipitor Type of medication This drug is part of a group of medicines called HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors or "statins" Why is this drug prescribed? Atorvastatin is prescrib...
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