U.S. Department of Health and Human Services



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: January 15, 2013

American Heart Association

Staying Healthy (multimedia)

Find multimedia presentations on a variety of topics, including physical activity, protecting your heart by lowering your cholesterol and triglyceride levels, hand washing, and more. Information is available in English,Spanish, Arabic, Russian, Hmong and Vietnamese.

Review Date: January 23, 2013

Healthy Roads Media

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: October 29, 2014

American Association for Clinical Chemistry

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