U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Triglycerides

Cholesterol IQ Quiz

Take this short quiz to learn how diet, physical activity, smoking and other factors impact the body's cholesterol levels.

Review Date: Tuesday, January 15, 2013

American Heart Association

Understanding Your Tests: Lipid Profile

The lipid profile is a group of tests ordered together to determine your risk of coronary heart disease. These tests are good indicators of whether someone is likely to have a heart attack or stroke caused by blockage of blood vessels or hardening of the arteries (atherosclerois).

Review Date: Wednesday, November 25, 2015

American Association for Clinical Chemistry

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