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Table 2 Metabolic profile performed immediately prior to the start of the ketogenic diet compared with the day of ED visit

From: Recurrent acute pancreatitis during a ketogenic diet—a case report and literature review

Test Normal range 3 weeks prior (before ketogenic diet) Day of ED presentation
Hemoglobin A1c < 6% 7% 6.2%
Cholesterol Variable 5.88 mmol/L 3.94 mmol/L
Triglyceride < 2.2 mmol/L 8.53 mmol/L 2.51 mmol/L
HDL-cholesterol Variable 0.65 mmol/L 0.60 mmol/L
LDL-cholesterol Variable N/Aa 2.19 mmol/L
Non-HDL cholesterol Variable 5.23 mmol/L 3.3 mmol/L
Total cholesterol/HDL ratio Variable 9.0 6.6
  1. aInvalid result when triglycerides are too high