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  • 1. Target Cholesterol for ProfessionalsGet the latest information for cardiovascular professionals, CME/CE credit, and more about AHA's Target: Cholesterol initiative. Skip to main content. ... tCholesterolforProfessionals/UCM_491496_Target-Cholesterol-for-Professionals.jsp sionals.jsp

  • 2. Understand Your Risk for High CholesterolHigh cholesterol is just one heart disease risk factor. The American Heart Association helps you to understand your risk for high cholesterol. ... rRiskforHighCholesterol/Understand-Your-Risk-for-High-Cholesterol_UCM_001213_Article.jsp _001213_Article.jsp

  • 3. Why Cholesterol MattersHigh cholesterol is one of the major controllable risk factors for coronary heart disease, heart attack and stroke. ... Why Cholesterol Matters. ... lMatters/Why-Cholesterol-Matters_UCM_001212_Article.jsp

  • 4. Hey Kids, Learn About CholesterolThe American Heart Association offers these tips for kids on how to keep their cholesterol under control with Life's Simple 7. ... e7forKids/Hey-Kids-Learn-About-Cholesterol_UCM_466608_Article.jsp

  • 5. Cholesterol Archives - News on Mediterranean diet with virgin olive oil may be recipe for 'good' cholesterol. ... Lowering blood pressure, cholesterol doesn't curb cognitive decline. ...

  • 6. Doctor discussion is key for cholesterol treatment - News on ...... Doctor discussion is key for cholesterol treatment. ... High cholesterol is a major risk factor for cardiovascular diseases and stroke, the No. 1 and No. ... atment/

  • 7. How Do I Increase My Good Cholesterol? - Heart Insight Mag ...High levels of HDL cholesterol — at least 40 mg/dL for men and 50 mg/dL for women — appear to reduce heart disease. ... d-Cholesterol/

  • 8. Cholesterol in the Family - Heart Insight Mag - Summer 2016If we eat animal products, we take in cholesterol as part of our diets. But ... Family. Cholesterol in the Family. By Jon Caswell. ... y/

  • 9. Inherited High Cholesterol Increases Risk - Stroke Connection ...Patients who experience high cholesterol due to an inherited genetic disorder from one of their parents—heterozygous familial ... High-Cholesterol-Increases-Risk/

  • 10. Cholesterol and Heart Disease - Go Red For WomenYour risk for heart disease caused by cholesterol is largely preventable. ... I want to Go Red.go red. Edit. My go red plan. Cholesterol and Heart Disease ... your-risk-for-heart-disease/cholesterol-heart-disease/

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