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At 60 mg/dL or higher, your HDL is desirable and gives some protection against heart disease. An American Heart Association guideline on cardiovascular disease in women (Mosca, et al., 2011) stated: "Although recent evidence suggests that using imaging modalities such as coronary calcium scoring and carotid ultrasound to demonstrate the presence of advanced atherosclerosis has the greatest utility for reclassifying risk in those (including women) predicted to be at intermediate risk on the basis of short-term risk equations such as the Framingham risk score, their value in improving clinical outcomes has not been established."

Pages: 576

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell; 4th edition (February 28, 2005)

ISBN: 1405104473

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