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I have recently come to know that I have a LDL of 5.9 mmol/L which according to report is very high. I know high cholesterol means more prone to heart diseases. But I wanted to know the immediate consequences. And is it like diabetes which will carry on for rest of life. I am 27 years old.

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Mr. lybrate-user, Thanks for the query. Your LDL cholesterol seems to be exceptionally high. It definitely poses a serious risk factor for coronary artery diseases. You need to take treatment and reduce it to about <70 mg /100 ml (1.81 mMol/L). If you do not take care by taking necessary drugs, plus dietary changes, then the problem can be recurring. Thanks.
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