Health Facts Plus: Cholesterol

Health Facts Plus: Cholesterol

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Popular Supplement Fails to Lower Cholesterol (12/27/2006, Reuters Health)

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Pfizer Stops All Torcetrapib Clinical Trials in Interest of Patient Safety (12/03/2006, Food and Drug Administration)

From the National Institutes of Health

Cholesterol Counts for Everyone (National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute) High Blood Cholesterol (National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute) High Blood Cholesterol: What You Need to Know (National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute) Your Guide to Lowering Cholesterol with TLC (Therapeutic Lifestyle Changes) (National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute) - Large PDF file

Cholesterol (American Heart Association) Cholesterol (Food and Drug Administration) Cholesterol: What Your Level Means (American Academy of Family Physicians) Also available in Spanish

Measurement of Cholesterol (American Heart Association) What Are Healthy Levels of Cholesterol? (American Heart Association)

Cholesterol-Lowering Medicines (American Academy of Family Physicians) Also available in Spanish Cholesterol-Lowering Supplements: Another Way to Reduce Cholesterol (Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research) FDA Approves First Generic Simvastatin (Food and Drug Administration) How to Stay on Your Cholesterol-Lowering Medication (National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute) Treating Elevated Cholesterol and Heart Disease: The Statins (Consumers Union of U.S.) Also available in Spanish

Cholesterol Test (American Association for Clinical Chemistry) HDL Cholesterol Test (American Association for Clinical Chemistry) LDL Cholesterol Test (American Association for Clinical Chemistry) Simple Steps to Help Reduce Your Risk (National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute)

Cholesterol Quiz: Is Your Diet Hurting Your Heart? (Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research) Risk Assessment Tool for Estimating Your 10-Year Risk of Having a Heart Attack (National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute) Test Your Cholesterol IQ (American Heart Association)

Cholesterol: The Best Foods to Lower Your Cholesterol and Protect Your Heart (Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research) Fats & Cholesterol -- The Good, the Bad, and the Healthy Diet (Harvard School of Public Health) Heart-Healthy Home Cooking: African American Style (National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute) - Large PDF file How Can I Lower High Cholesterol? (American Heart Association) - Links to PDF Also available in Spanish Recipes for Low-Fat and Low-Cholesterol Meals (American Heart Association) Tips for Eating Out (American Heart Association) Trans Fat Now Listed with Saturated Fat and Cholesterol on the Nutrition Facts Label (Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition) Also available in Spanish

Checklists for Lowering Your Cholesterol (American Heart Association) How You Can Lower Your Cholesterol Level: Virtual Fitness Room (National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases) Managing Cholesterol (Patient Education Institute) - Requires Flash Player Also available in Spanish Talk to Your Doctor--Be Part of Your Health Care Team (National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute)

"Good Cholesterol": High-Density Lipoprotein (American Heart Association) Chart Your Progress - Reach Your Goal (National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute) Cholesterol, Triglycerides, and Diabetes (American Diabetes Association) - Links to PDF Also available in Spanish Diseases Linked to High Cholesterol (Cleveland Clinic Foundation) Statin Side Effects: Can They Lower Libido? (Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research) What Is Cholesterol and What Does It Have To Do with Heart Disease? (National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute)

ClinicalTrials.gov: Hypercholesterolemia (National Institutes of Health) ClinicalTrials.gov: Hyperlipidemia (National Institutes of Health)

Genetics Home Reference: Tangier disease (National Library of Medicine)

ALLHAT: New Findings about Drugs to Lower High Blood Pressure and Cholesterol (National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute) Effect of Very High-Intensity Statin Therapy on Regression of Coronary Atherosclerosis: The ASTEROID Trial (03/13/2006, American Heart Association) High-Dose Atorvastatin After Stroke or Transient Ischemic Attack (08/10/2006, American Heart Association) Soy Protein, Isoflavones, and Cardiovascular Health (01/17/2006, American Heart Association) Twenty-Year Trends in Serum Cholesterol, Hypercholesterolemia, and Cholesterol Medication Use. The Minnesota Heart Survey (12/12/2005, American Heart Association)

American Heart Association National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

Cholesterol (National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion) Also available in Spanish FASTATS: Cholesterol (National Center for Health Statistics) Youth and Cardiovascular Diseases--Statistics (American Heart Association) - Links to PDF

Cholesterol and Atherosclerosis in Children (American Heart Association) Cholesterol and Your Child (Nemours Foundation) Nutrition: Tips for Kids (American Academy of Family Physicians) Also available in Spanish What''s Cholesterol? (Nemours Foundation)

About Cholesterol: Special Message for Women (American Heart Association)

Medicare Coverage for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Screening (American Heart Association)

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Date last updated: 29 December 2006 Topic last reviewed: 21 December 2006