How well do you know the nuts and bolts of cholesterol management?
We constructed the following quiz based on information available on the Web sites of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, the American Heart Association, and MedlinePlus. Sounds like it should be simple, doesn't it? Do you know at what level (mg/dL) HDL becomes considered cardioprotective? That question, its answer, and 7 more like it follow here.
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-- Cholesterol Levels: What you need to know. NIH MedlinePlus the magazine Website.
https://medlineplus.gov/magazine/issues/summer12/articles/summer12pg6-7..... Accessed May 2, 2018
-- US Department of Health and Human Services, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. Management of Blood Cholesterol in Adults: Systematic Evidence Review from the Cholesterol Expert Panel, 2013. NHLBI Website. https://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health-topics/management-blood-cholesterol-in-... Accessed May 2, 2018.
-- American Heart Association. What your cholesterol levels mean. American Heart Association Website. http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Conditions/Cholesterol/AboutCholesterol/Wh.... Accessed May 2, 2018.