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Human Anatomy And Physiology Essay

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Mr. Browns Dilemma
Mona Sweetwine-Rodriguez
SC-121- Human Anatomy and Physiology I
November 24, 2015
Professor Catherine Rice

Mr. Browns Dilemma
Good Morning Mr. Brown, my name is Mona and I am a physician’s assistant. Thank you for coming in to meet with me today. Today I’ll be going over your recent lab work along with the results. The last time you were in to see the doctor he ordered testing for you that is known as a lipid panel or a cholesterol panel. A lipid panel is done to measure four main things which are your cholesterol, triglycerides, HDL, and LDL
I will now tell you a little about your results and explain what your results mean for your health. You may feel free to ask any questions to gain clarification of anything that you may not understand. First I will discuss your Triglyceride level results, I want to explain to you exactly what triglycerides are before giving you your personal result. Triglycerides are a type of fat (lipid) found in your blood. Whenever you eat something your body automatically turns any calories it feels is unnecessary for you to have into triglycerides.
The triglycerides are then stored in your fat cells, and later on the hormones in your body will set free triglycerides to be used as energy for you in between your meals. Your triglyceride level result is 145 mg/dl which is good. A normal triglyceride level is considered to be Less than 150 milligrams per deciliter (mg/dL). Both Triglycerides and cholesterol are separate types
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