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HDL High-Density Lipoprotein

Conventional unit: mg/dL
Conversion factor: 0.0259
SI Units: mmol/L
Definition: Carrier cholesterol away from the arteries and back to the liver, where its passed from the body.
Usefulness: Elevated HDL: protect against heart attack lowered HDL: increased risk of heart attack.

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