Understanding and Improving Cholesterol Brochure

Updated:Oct 14,2014
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Published by: American Heart Association

National Health Information Award logoProduct Code: 50-1713

National Health Information – Bronze Award Winner

Based on new prevention guidelines, this brochure helps patients understand how cholesterol affects the body and what they can do to improve their cholesterol and reduce the risk of heart disease and stroke. Features clear explanations of LDL, HDL, triglycerides and emphasizes four key numbers for patients to know to treat their risk: total cholesterol, blood pressure, blood sugar, and BMI. It encourages patients to discuss their risk with their healthcare providers to determine the best treatment options.  Also includes the latest information about improving cholesterol through diet.

Spanish: 50-1714

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