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    National Cholesterol Awareness Month

    Posted by admin on Sep 13, 2011 9:57:36 AM

    September marks the annual observance of National Cholesterol Awareness Month.

    Over 100 million adults in the U.S. have high cholesterol. High cholesterol levels are due to a variety of factors including heredity, diet, and lifestyle.

    If you or a loved-one have high cholesterol, an invaluable reseource has just been published to help answer your questions and concerns:

    Whether you are a newly diagnosed patient or a loved one of someone with this condition, 100 Questions & Answers About Managing Your Cholesterol offers essential information. This easy-to-read guide provides authoritative, practical answers to the most common questions asked by patients. Topics include cholesterol and atherosclerosis, risk factors for high cholesterol and heart disease, diagnosis and testing, and ways to improve cholesterol through diet, exercise, and medications.

    To learn more about 100 Questions & Answers About Managing Your Cholesterol, please visit our website at

    For more information on the National Lipid Association, please visit their website at

    Topics: patient education, cholesterol, National Lipid Association (NLA), atherosclerosis, Cardiology, heart disease, national cholesterol awareness month, patient education

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