National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute: High Blood Cholesterol

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National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute: High Blood Cholesterol

Description

This tool provides patient information about high blood cholesterol.

This tool addresses the following topics:

  • What is cholesterol?
  • What is high blood cholesterol?
  • Other names for high blood cholesterol
  • What causes high blood cholesterol?
  • What are the signs and symptoms of high blood cholesterol?
  • How is high blood cholesterol diagnosed?
  • How is high blood cholesterol treated?
  • Key points

Developer:

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (U.S.); National Institutes of Health

Funding Sources:

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (U.S.); National Institutes of Health

History

Release Date: 2004
Review Date: 2006
Recent Summary: April 2006
Original Summary: September 2004
Last Updated: 04/11/08

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