MCQ – 88783


A 61-year-old woman with poorly controlled Type II diabetes is seen in follow-up. Her blood sugars are persistently elevated to levels greater than 200 mg/dL. On examination, she is obese, blood pressure 165/90 mm Hg, pulse 80/min, and there is a sensory loss in the feet. Which of the following fasting lipid profiles is most likely to be consistent with her values?


high total cholesterol, low LDL, and normal triglycerides


high total cholesterol, high LDL, low triglycerides


high total cholesterol, normal LDL, high triglycerides


high total cholesterol, high LDL, and high triglycerides

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