One local university is taking an opportunity this month, National Cholesterol Education Month, to urge its students to pay attention to the dangers of high cholesterol.
Metabolic syndrome signals someone is at greater risk for heart disease and other problems. Get checked.
More than half the people with chronic kidney disease have diabetes. In 2008, diabetes accounted for 44% of new cases of kidney failure. if you have diabetes, beware.
A new report in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology says women can have just as much benefit by taking statin drugs as men.
We call it hyperlipidemia — an elevation of the lipids in the blood that can be linked with cardiac issues down the road.
What can you do to make a real difference when trying to lower your cholesterol?
Dyslipidemia is the medical term for having an elevated total cholesterol or ldl cholesterol level. This risk factor for stroke and coronary artery disease must be controlled.