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Table 2 Recommended lipid levels in adolescents up to 19 years old

From: Metabolic syndrome, dyslipidemia, hypertension and type 2 diabetes in youth: from diagnosis to treatment

Lipides Desired (mg/dl) Coterminous (mg/dl) Increased (mg/dl)
TC (mg/dl) < 150 150 - 169 ≥ 170
LDL-c (mg/dl) < 100 100 - 129 ≥ 130
HDL-c (mg/dl) ≥ 45   
TG (mg/dl) < 100 100-129 ≥ 130
  1. TC: total cholesterol; LDL-c: LDL-cholesterol; HDL-c: HDL-cholesterol; TG: triglycerides.