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What does TG stand for?

TG stands for Triglyceride

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FROM THE ANNUAL SCIENTIFIC SESSIONS OF THE AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION ORLANDO--A 12-week treatment regimen with a purified formulation of fish oil led to a greater-than-20% reduction of elevated triglyceride levels, as well as other favorable lipid changes, in a phase III, randomized, placebo-controlled trial in about 700 patients.
Maxie Lear Waycross, Georgia There is strong evidence in the medical literature that omega-3 fatty acids from fish or fish oil supplements (EPA plus DHA) help lower triglyceride levels.
Of the three sets of diagnostic criteria currently in use, all list triglyceride levels in excess of 150 mg/dL as one sign that a patient has the metabolic syndrome, but studies show that even obese and insulin-resistant African Americans can have low triglyceride levels, Dr.
This is excellent news as people with elevated triglyceride levels are at increased risk of cardiovascular disease, especially women.