Home > Health Library > Prevention & Wellness > T > Triglyceride
Health NewsHigh Triglyceride Levels Linked to Cardiac Risk Gene Variant Keeps Blood Triglyceride Levels Low Liver Sugars May Help Control Triglycerides
1–2 of 2 Web Pages | See Categories and Related Topics
Triglycerides Triglycerides (tri-GLIS'er-ídz) are the chemical form in which most fat exists in food as well as in the body. They're also present in blood plasma and, in association with cholesterol, form the plasm... Details >American Heart AssociationTriglycerides Test Why get tested?
To assess the risk of developing heart disease
When to get tested?
As part of a lipid profile during a regular medical exam or if you are being treated for high triglycerides
S... Details >American Association for Clinical Chemistry
National Health Information Center
P.O. Box 1133, Washington, DC 20013-1133