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My cholesterol was a bit high prior to weight loss surgery. I’m down 70 pounds and had some blood work done a couple of weeks ago. My primary doctor was very surprised to see my cholesterol has significantly increased.

Anyone else have this issue or know why it could have happened? I was hoping to have the opposite effect after WLS

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Does high cholesterol run in your family at all? It may be genetics not diet related high cholesterol.

Do you know the levels of the various components? HDL, LDL, triglicerides?

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I have the levels somewhere, I’ll have to dig them up.

My doc is also the doc for my dad and aunt and he said there’s are not this bad. Need to check on my moms side.

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