Understanding Your Cholesterol Level (cont.)
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What should I do if I have high cholesterol?
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As described above, high total cholesterol blood levels are associated with an increased risk of heart disease, stroke, and peripheral vascular disease. Depending on the test results, lifelong treatment including healthy lifestyle changes and/or medications may be recommended.
What online cardiovascular disease risk calculators are available?
See the following Websites for information on CVD risk calculators:
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