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Use these links to jump directly to your topic of interest in Cardiovascular:

Heart Diseases: Angina | Arrhythmia | Congenital Heart Disease | Coronary Artery Disease | Heart Attack (Myocardial Infarction) | Heart Failure | Heart Inflammation & Infection | Heart Muscle Disease (Cardiomyopathy) | Heart Valve Diseases | Other Heart Disorders

Vascular Diseases: Aneurysms | Aortic Disease | Functional Arterial Disease | Hypertension (High Blood Pressure) | Hypotension (Low Blood Pressure) | Inflammatory Vascular Disease (Vasculitis) | Occlusive Arterial Disease | Stroke | Vascular Lesions | Venous Disease

Cardiovascular Disease Treatment: Complementary & Alternative Therapy | Medication | Rehabilitation | Surgery | Heart Transplantation

Other Topics: General Cardiovascular | Heart Disease in Women | Anatomy | Cholesterol | Diagnostic Procedures

Cholesterol & Triglycerides

(Jump to: General Information | Disorders | Genetic Considerations | Measuring Cholesterol Levels | Treating High Cholesterol )

General Information
Cholesterol:American Heart Association
Triglycerides:American Heart Association

Measuring Cholesterol Levels
What Your Cholesterol Levels Mean:American Heart Association
Lipid Profile:Lab Tests Online

Cholesterol Disorders
What is Cholesterol:NHLBI
High Cholesterol and Lipids (Hyperlipidemia):UpToDate Patient Information
See also Nutritional & Metabolic Diseases, Lipid Disorders

Treating High Cholesterol
High Cholesterol Treatment Options:UpToDate Patient Information
High Cholesterol--Medicines to Help You:FDA
Cholesterol-Lowering Medicines:Texas Heart Institute
Statins:Consumer Reports Best Buy Drugs (2012)
Lifestyle Changes & CAM
Your Guide to Lowering Cholesterol With Therapeutic Lifestyle Changes (TLC):NHLBI
Cholesterol: Top 5 Foods to Lower Your Numbers: Mayo Clinic
Red Yeast Rice:Mayo Clinic

Genetic Considerations
Learning About Familial Hypercholesterolemia:National Human Genome Research Institute
Hypercholesterolemia:Genetics Home Reference, NLM

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