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Do you need to fast before cholesterol lab?

No…  but, occasionally yes. 

A study of over 209,000 cholesterol labs found that if we are only looking at total cholesterol and LDL (bad) cholesterol, that patients do NOT need to fast.  49 more words

September is National Cholesterol Awareness Month

Seventy-one million American adults have high cholesterol, but only one-third of them have the condition under control.

Cholesterol is a waxy, fat-like substance that your body needs. 295 more words


Cranberry sesame cupcakes

“Eat more seeds” seems to be the name of the game, and here are some of the reasons why I choose to eat more sesame seeds in particular: 244 more words

Is Your Heart "Hardening"? Tahitian Noni Juice Can Help.

What exactly causes atherosclerosis (hardening of the arteries)?  Well one of the important actions within the body is the oxidation of LDL (low density lipoprotein). 411 more words

Terapia Afatgjate me Statina Eshte e Sigurte per Femijet me Hiperkolesterolemi Familiare

Te dhenat e follow-up 10 vjeçar tregojne vazhdimesine e efektivitetit pa ngjarje efektesh anesore serioze. 287 more words


Cholesterol Drugs Haunted By Ghosts Of Past, Present, And Future

Cholesterol drugs, both new and old, are in the news again. There’s a lot going on now but the picture won’t really become clear until next month, when the results of a decade-old trial will finally be revealed.  127 more words

Policy & Ethics

"What's up fatty? YOUR CHOLESTEROL" was the knowledge I had on cholesterol until now.

Over the years, we hear different ways on how to keep healthy, one of them being cholesterol. Now, I didn’t know about cholesterol other than you “get it” from McDonalds, and Cheerios can lower it. 358 more words