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  1. Cholesterol Test: Understanding the Test Learn what is checked during acholesterol test, why you might need one, and what the results may mean.
  2. Cholesterol and Triglycerides Tests Covers cholesterol and triglyceride blood tests to measure fatty substances in the blood. Explains why tests are done and how to prepare. Includes possible results and what they may mean. Looks at what may affect test results.
  3. Lipid Panel Briefly discusses lipid panel, a blood test that measures cholesterol, triglycerides, high-density lipoprotein (HDL), and low-density lipoprotein (LDL) levels. Covers why a lipid panel might be ordered. Also covers how to prepare for test.
  4. High Cholesterol Covers the kinds of cholesterol. Explains that cholesterol is one of many risk factors for heart attack and stroke. Covers treatment to lower risk of heart attack and stroke that includes healthy habits and statins.
  5. High Cholesterol: Effect of Food on Cholesterol
  6. Cholesterol Absorption Inhibitors for High Cholesterol
  7. When to Have aCholesterol Test
  8. Cholesterol Treatment Guidelines
  9. Diabetes: Cholesterol Levels
  10. Cholesterol in Children and Teens
  11. Cholesterol: Choosing a Heart-Healthy Life Learn about making healthy changes that can help lower your risk for heart attack and stroke.
  12. High Cholesterol: Making Lifestyle Changes
  13. Bile Acid Sequestrants for High Cholesterol Covers bile acid sequestrants drugs to treat high cholesterol. Includes generic and brand names such as cholestyramine and colesevelam (Welchol). Covers why they are used, how well they work, and side effects. Includes info on when to take.
  14. Nicotinic Acid (Niacin) for High Cholesterol Covers nicotinic acid medicine to treat high cholesterol. Includes generic and brand names such as niacin (Niacor and Niaspan). Looks at why it is used and how well it works. Includes possible side effects.
  15. Statins for High Cholesterol Discusses medicines used to treat high cholesterol. Lists generic and brand names like atorvastatin (Lipitor), lovastatin (Altocor) and rosuvastatin (Crestor). Covers side effects.
  16. Fibric Acid Derivatives for High Cholesterol Covers fibric acid derivative medicines to treat high cholesterol. Includes generic and brand names such as fenofibrate (Tricor) and gemfibrozil (Lopid). Looks at how they work to lower triglycerides and raise HDL ("good") cholesterol. Includes side effects.
  17. High Cholesterol: Healthy Food Choices
  18. Cholesterol: How It Raises Your Risk Learn how high cholesterol raises your risk for heart attack and stroke.
  19. Tony's Story: Taking Medicine for High Cholesterol
  20. Cholesterol Numbers: What They Mean for Your Health Learn what your cholesterol numbers mean for your health.
  21. High Cholesterol: How a Dietitian Can Help
  22. Cholesterol and Triglycerides: Eating Fish and Fish Oil
  23. Linda's Story: Quitting Smoking Lowers My Risk
  24. Taking Statins: How Others Decided Hear why some people choose medicine and why others try to change their habits first.
  25. Statins: Overcoming Barriers to Taking Them Learn how to find what is getting in the way of taking your statin pill every day.
  26. Statins: Should You Take Them to Lower Your Risk? Compare the pros and cons of taking a statin to lower your risk for heart attack and stroke.
  27. Tangier Disease
  28. Joe's Story: Changing My Lifestyle
  29. Heart Health: Where Will You Be in 5 Years? Hear what motivated other people to make changes to keep their heart healthy.
  30. Heart Health: Finding Support for Healthy Changes Hear how one woman found the support she needed to make heart-healthy choices.
  31. Heart-Healthy Eating
  32. Eating Right When You Have More Than One Health Problem

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