Resources

  • References


    Cholesterol. American Heart Association
    website. Available at:
    http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Conditions/Cholesterol/Cholesterol%5FUCM%5F001089%5FSubHomePage.jsp. Accessed March 22, 2013.


    Explore high cholesterol.
    National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
    website. Available at:
    http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/health-topics/topics/hbc/. Updated September 19, 2012. Accessed March 22. 2013.


    Hypercholesterolemia. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at:
    http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed. Updated February 7, 2013. Accessed March 22, 2013.


    Lipid-lowering pharmacotherapy overview. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at:
    http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed/what.php. Updated March 3, 2013. Accessed March 22, 2013.


    Third report of the expert panel on detection, evaluation, and treatment of high blood cholesterol in adults (Adult Treatment Panel III). National Cholesterol Education Program website. Available at:
    http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/guidelines/cholesterol/index.htm. Updated 2004. Accessed March 22, 2013.


    12/14/2009 DynaMed's Systematic Literature Surveillance
    http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed: Ferdowsian HR, Barnard ND. Effects of plant-based diets on plasma lipids.
    Am J Cardiol
    . 2009;104(7):947-956.


    8/27/2013 DynaMed's Systematic Literature Surveillance
    http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed: Hartley L, Flowers N, Holmes J, et al. Green and black tea for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2013 Jun 18;6:CD009934.

  • Resources

    American Heart Association

    http://www.heart.org

    National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

    http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov

  • Canadian Resources

    Canadian Cardiovascular Society

    http://www.ccs.ca

    Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada

    http://www.heartandstroke.com