Over time as glucose production accelerates, the child develops hyperglycemia or glucotoxicity and lipotoxicity (hyperlipidemia or high fat levels in the blood) as well.
High cholesterol (hypercholesterolemia or hyperlipidemia) refers to the presence of higher than normal amounts of total cholesterol circulating in the bloodstream.
These people usually have health conditions such as high blood pressure, previous heart attack, hyperlipidemia, or dyslipidemia, and obesity.
A final result of 200 mg/dL or over indicates that the entire lipid panel should be done to determine if hyperlipidemia is present.
"Hyperlipidemia in children with HIV infection: an emerging problem."