Skip to main content

Advertisement

Table 5 References values to define dyslipidemia according to the Expert Panel on Integrated Guidelines for Cardiovascular Health and Risk Reduction in Children and Adolescents60

From: Diagnosis, treatment and prevention of pediatric obesity: consensus position statement of the Italian Society for Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetology and the Italian Society of Pediatrics

Cathegory Acceptable Borderline-high High
Total cholesterol (mg/dl) < 170 170–199 ≥200
LDL-cholesterol (mg/dl) < 110 110–129 ≥130
Non HDL-cholesterol (mg/dl) < 120 120–144 ≥145
Triglycerides (mg/dl)
0–9 years < 75 75–99 ≥100
10–19 years < 90 90–129 ≥130
  Acceptable Borderline-low Low
HDL-cholesterol (mg/dl) > 45 40–45 < 40
  1. Lipids are determined after at least 12 h of fasting
  2. LDL Cholesterol is calculated by the Friedewald’s formula as total Cholesterol minus HDL cholesterol minus (Triglycerides/5) (provided that triglycerides are < 400 mg/dl)
  3. Non HDL cholesterol is calculated as total Cholesterol minus HDL Cholesterol