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Table 3 Changes in blood chemistries in 126 subjects with study groups AlgaeCal 1and 2 Combined

From: Changes in total body bone mineral density following a common bone health plan with two versions of a unique bone health supplement: a comparative effectiveness research study

Chemistry Normal Range Baseline Mean Ending Mean Change P-Values
TRIGLYCERIDES <150 mg/dL 111.4 114.7 3.26 0.395
CHOLESTEROL, TOTAL 125-200 mg/dL 193.3 196.7 3.38 0.171
HDL CHOLESTEROL > or = 40 mg/dL 58.2 58.8 0.59 0.388
LDL CHOLESTEROL <130 mg/dL 112.8 114.9 2.13 0.354
CHOL/HDLC RATIO < or = 5.0 3.5 3.6 0.02 0.705
GLUCOSE 65-95 mg/dL 96.9 95.8 -1.12 0.558
UREA NITROGEN (BUN) 7-25 mg/dl 14.4 14.8 0.44 0.163
CREATININE 0.50-1.20 mg/dL 0.86 0.88 0.02 0.002
BUN/CREATININE RATIO 6-22 17.1 17.1 -0.05 0.896
SODIUM 135-146 mmol/L 140.0 140.2 0.13 0.476
POTASSIUM 3.5-5.3 mmol/L 4.3 4.4 0.02 0.502
CHLORIDE 98-110 mmol/L 105.0 104.7 -0.29 0.001
CARBON DIOXIDE 21-33 mmol/L 24.4 25.1 0.79 0.132
CALCIUM 8.6-10.2 mg/dL 9.38 9.53 0.15 0.000
PROTEIN, TOTAL 6.2-8.3 g/dL 7.0 7.0 -0.02 0.586
ALBUMIN 3.6-5.1 g/dL 4.3 4.3 0.02 0.311
GLOBULIN 2.2-3.9 g/dL 2.7 2.7 -0.04 0.080
ALBUMIN/GLOBULIN RATIO 1.0-2.1 mg/dL 1.6 1.7 0.03 0.032
BILIRUBIN, TOTAL 0.2-1.2 mg/dL 0.6 0.6 -0.02 0.392
ALKALINE PHOSPHATASE 33-115 U/L 68.7 69.3 0.64 0.629
AST 10-35 U/L 20.7 18.5 -2.21 0.005
ALT 6-40 U/L 20.4 18.8 -1.61 0.163
WHITE BLOOD CELL COUNT 3.8-10.8 Thousand/uL 5.9 5.9 0.08 0.475
RED BLOOD CELL COUNT 3.80-5.10 Million/uL 4.5 4.5 -0.01 0.706
HEMOBLOBIN 11.7-15.5 g/dL 13.6 13.6 0.01 0.719
HEMATOCRIT 35.0-45.0% 40.4 40.5 0.11 0.467
MCV 80.0-100.0 fL 90.5 90.9 0.39 0.024
MCH 27.0-33.0 pg 33.7 33.6 -0.07 0.254
MCHC 32.0-36.0 g/dL 30.5 30.6 0.06 0.266
RDW 11.0-15.0% 13.8 13.7 -0.11 0.106
PLATELET COUNT 140-400 Thousand/uL 249.4 247.4 -2.05 0.339
ABSOLUTE NEUTROPHILS 1500-7800 cells/uL 3,460 3,534 74.0 0.442
ABSOLUTE LYMPHOCYTES 850-3900 cells/uL 1,858 1,821 -37.0 0.231
ABSOLUTE MONOCYTES 200-950 cells/uL 373.6 390.3 16.8 0.050
ABSOLUTE EOSINOPHILS 15-500 cells/uL 146.8 168.8 22.0 0.014
ABSOLUTE BASOPHILS 0-200 cells/uL 25.5 25.9 0.35 0.795
NEUTROPHILS 55-70% 58.0% 58.5% 0.01 0.482
LYMPHOCYTES 20-40% 32.3% 31.5% -0.01 0.119
MONOCYTES 2-8% 6.7% 6.8% 0.00 0.498
EOSINOPHILS 1-4% 2.6% 2.9% 0.00 0.033
BASOPHILS 0.5-1.0% 0.5% 0.4% 0.00 0.678
TSH W/REFLEX TO FT4 0.40-4.50 mIU/L 5.9 9.0 3.10 0.175
CARDIO CRP*   3.9 4.8 0.90 0.868
  1. * <1.0 = Low Cardiovascular Risk, 1.0-3.0 = Average Risk, 3.1-10.0 High Risk, > 10.0 = Repeat test