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: 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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