Cholesterol Screening Guidelines


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Cholesterol Screening Guidelines
High levels of blood cholesterol have been identified as one of the risk factors of cardiovascular disease. Since cardiovascular disease is the most common cause of death in the United States, high levels of cholesterol are a public health hazard in this country. Blood levels of cholesterol can be screened in public health efforts to identify individuals at high risk for cholesterol in order to prevent cardiocascular disease and reduce morbidity and mortality associated with cardiovascular disease. Causes of hyperlipidemia include dietary intake, familial abnormalities in cholesterol metabolism, liver disease and other disease states such as hypothyroidism and diabetes. The development of cholesterol...
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