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High cholesterol and triglyceride levels increase the risk of cardiovascular disease. Getting your cholesterol and triglyceride levels in an optimal range will help protect your heart and blood vessels. Cholesterol management may include lifestyle interventions (diet and exercise) as well as medications to get your total cholesterol, LDL, HDL, and triglycerides in an optimal range.

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Terms related to Cholesterol Management:

  • HDL Cholesterol
  • Hypercholesterolemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • LDL Cholesterol