This calculator converts cholesterol units form the popularly used mg/dL to the SI units mmol/L. It works for total serum cholesterol, High-Density Lipoproteins (HDL), Low-Density Lipoproteins (LDL), and triglycerides. Converting cholesterol levels measurement units by yourself can be overwhelming, so read on to understand how our cholesterol calculator works and what unit is cholesterol measured in.
It looks like you just had your cholesterol levels checked. If you’re interested in using them to assess your heart disease risks and your general health condition, check out our cholesterol ratio calculator. The American Heart Association (AHA) recommends that all adults age 20 or older have their cholesterol checked every four to six years, and work with their healthcare providers to determine their risk for cardiovascular disease and stroke.