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What is your cholesterol test telling you?

What is your cholesterol test telling you?

Find out how to prepare, who should be tested and what cholesterol blood tests mean in an article written by Mayo Clinic staff. Definition of a Cholesterol Blood Test A complete cholesterol blood test — also called a lipid panel or lipid profile — is a group of blood tests that can measure the amount [...]

August 12, 2012 Susan Cholesterol Screens Comments Off on What is your cholesterol test telling you?

The good, the bad and the ugly truths about cholesterol

The good, the bad and the ugly truths about cholesterol

Cholesterol is a natural occurring substance in the body important for many functions from making some hormones to building cell walls, to name a few. The liver produces most of the cholesterol in your body, but you also get cholesterol from foods such as meat, eggs and whole-fat dairy products.  By ROBERT LOPEZ, M.D. Cholesterol [...]

July 30, 2012 Susan Cholesterol Screens, Heart Health & Cholesterol Comments Off on The good, the bad and the ugly truths about cholesterol