High Cholesterol (cont.)
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Cholesterol control is useful in reducing the risk of heart attack, stroke, and peripheral artery disease. It is one part of the risk reduction strategy that includes smoking cessation , weight control, blood pressure control, and exercise
Medically reviewed by Rambod Rouhbakhsh, MD, MBA, FAAFP; American Board of Family Medicine
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 6/4/2014
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