Blood Cholesterol: Screening and Prevention

Your doctor may order a blood test called a lipid panel to screen for unhealthy cholesterol levels. Adopting a heart-healthy lifestyle starting in childhood and continuing throughout your life can help prevent high blood cholesterol.


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  • SourceUrl: https://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/subscribe/80161
  • Syndication ID: 17455
  • Language: English
  • Source: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
  • Date Syndication Captured: Thursday, January 25, 2018 at 04:11 PM
  • Date Syndication Updated: Tuesday, June 23, 2020 at 02:29 AM

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