Cholesterol

About Cholesterol

Cholesterol is a waxy substance. It’s not inherently “bad.” In fact, your body needs it to build cells. But too much cholesterol can pose a problem.

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Facing heart disease or stroke or caring for someone who is? Get encouragement and offer guidance during challenging times. Visit our Support Network.

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For Professionals

Find resources, guidelines and news

For Recognition

Stand and be counted among the dedicated professionals who are inspiring millions to check, change and control their cholesterol

Cholesterol Podcasts

Familial Hypercholesterolemia, FH for short. It is an inherited disorder that leads to aggressive and premature cardiovascular disease. With this series of podcasts you will learn really what FH is, how to manage it, FH and children, and women.

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Check. Change. Control.
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What's your risk for a heart or stroke event?

My Cholesterol Guide

My Cholesterol Guide

Do you have questions about cholesterol? We have answers. Our FREE cholesterol guide will help you understand and manage your cholesterol, so you can take action and live healthy!

Let's Be Well Healthy Heart Box

The Let's Be Well Healthy Heart Box will provide you practical and simple tools--like health tips and a journal, an eye mask, walking weights, and a cookbook to manage your heart health-- delivered directly to your doorstep.

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I will not have a stroke.

May is American Stroke Month. Discover how managing your blood pressure may help you prevent stroke.

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