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TG

The two-character ISO 3166 country code for TOGO.

TG

1. ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 code for the Togolese Republic. This is the code used in international transactions to and from Togolese bank accounts.

2. ISO 3166-2 geocode for Togo. This is used as an international standard for shipping to Togo. Each Togolese region has its own code with the prefix "TG." For example, the code for the Centre Region is ISO 3166-2:TG-C.
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FCS is a rare genetic disorder characterized by extremely high levels of triglycerides and a history or risk of pancreatitis.
The work began several years ago when researchers at the Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT starting searching through an enormous data set drawn from 70 studies involving 200,000 people to see if there were tiny genetic changes near or in genes that seemed to lead to very high or very low amounts of triglycerides in the blood.
We recently demonstrated in the Very Large Database of Lipids that the amount of VLDL-C by Friedewald estimation tends to be overestimated in persons with lower cholesterol concentrations and higher triglycerides (7).
From a metabolic standpoint, if your triglycerides are under 100, it means that your body is efficiently processing fats.
Elevated triglyceride levels can be triggered by genetic factors or behavioral habits but can be successfully treated with medication and dietary and lifestyle changes, Dr.
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Commenting on these developments, Essentialis President and CEO, Dr Iain Dukes said, "Essentialis has convincingly demonstrated the therapeutic utility of DCCR as a triglyceride lowering agent with a superior profile to existing approved drugs.
The inclusion of triglyceride [levels] in the metabolic syndrome leads to the exclusion of a significant proportion of insulin-resistant African Americans,"
In fact, I believe high levels of triglycerides are much more dangerous than cholesterol.
Their analyses showed that volunteers' very low-density lipoproteins (VLDL) contained significantly more triglycerides following the refined-grain test breakfast than after the whole-grain test breakfast.
HDL is known to play a role in removing both LDL cholesterol and triglycerides from the bloodstream.
But raloxifene is known to have little effect upon serum triglycerides.