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Triglycerides

Triglycerides are a type of fat in your blood and are usually measured along with cholesterol. Find out more about the impact of high triglyceride levels.

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High triglyceride and cholesterol levels

Links to trusted information about high triglyceride and cholesterol levels.

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Cholesterol and lipid tests

A cholesterol (or lipid profile) test looks at the various levels of cholesterol and other fats in your blood.

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What is cholesterol?

Cholesterol is a fat-like substance made by your body and also found in food. It is needed for good health, but too much can increase your risk of heart disease.

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Pre-diabetes

Having pre-diabetes does not mean you will necessarily develop type 2 diabetes, but you will have a higher risk than if you had normal glucose levels.

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What causes pancreatitis?

Pancreatitis is caused when something going wrong and the enzymes start digesting the pancreas, rather than the food in the gut. Learn more about the condition here.

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Metabolic syndrome

Metabolic syndrome is a collection of disorders that increases the risk of stroke, heart disease and diabetes. Find out more about its symptoms and treatments.

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Metabolism

Metabolism refers to all the chemical processes your body uses to produce energy. Find out more about metabolism, what affects it and whether you can boost your metabolism.

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Fatty liver

Trusted information about fatty liver, including what it is, the causes of its development and how to manage the symptoms once you are diagnosed.

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Diabetic neuropathy

Diabetic neuropathy, which affects people with diabetes, causes pain or numbness in the hands, feet or limbs because the nerves are damaged. Learn more here.

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