Cholesterol

Check. Change. Control. Cholesterol 
Cholesterol 101           The good and the bad
A BASIC INTRODUCTION TO CHOLESTEROL
Cholesterol itself isn’t bad. We all have and need it in our bodies.
Learn what cholesterol is and how too much of it can contribute to
clogged arteries and cardiovascular risk.

 
 HDL, LDL AND TRIGLYCERIDES
Learn about “good” cholesterol, “bad” cholesterol and other fats in the blood, and the effects they have on your cardiovascular health.


 
Why is it high? Take an easy test
CAUSES OF HIGH CHOLESTEROL
High cholesterol is most often the result of an unhealthy lifestyle,
but also can be caused by genetic abnormalities. Also learn about
inherited high cholesterol, called familial hypercholesterolemia.
 
 THE IMPORTANCE OF CHOLESTEROL TESTING
Testing for cholesterol is easy and should be a priority in maintaining your health. Find out how cholesterol tests are done and how often to be tested.

 
Change and control Resource center
PREVENTING AND TREATING HIGH CHOLESTEROL
You can lower your cholesterol and reduce your risk of heart disease
and stroke. Take control of managing your cholesterol levels by making healthy lifestyle choices and following a sound medical treatment plan.
 
             CHOLESTEROL TOOLS AND RESOURCES
Learn more about cholesterol with our online tracking resources, downloadable information pages and personal stories from people like you.

 
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