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High Cholesterol and FH

Why You Should Be Tested for HIGH CHOLESTEROL and FH 2 Guiding Your Way Use the interactive features described here to add to your learning experience. Open PDF. Download or print activity sheets that help you manage your health. To use this tool, install the free Adobe Acrobat Reader (http://get.adobe.com/reader/). Audio. Listen to the audio version of the pages you are viewing. To use this, make sure you have the most recent free copy of Adobe Flash Player (http://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/). Play. Play videos and animations by pressing the play button. Highlighted Text. Click on any highlighted text (in red) and you will see a definition of that word. Quizzes. Check what you have learned throughout this guide. Help. Click the help button on the Menu Bar to get help using this Patient Resource Guide. Aa Contents Cholesterol: What Is It? . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 How Cholesterol Works . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Types of Cholesterol . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 The Fasting Lipoprotein Profile and Other Tests . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Cholesterol: The Risks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Understanding Your Numbers . . . . . . . . 9 Treating High Cholesterol . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Asking the Right Questions . . . . . . . . . . 15 What is FH? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .16 Your Comments and Suggestions . . . . . 22 Mended Hearts gratefully acknowledges the sponsorship provided by Amgen.


High Cholesterol and FH
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