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Cholesterol Analysis and Treatment

Cardiovascular

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Cholesterol analysis tests blood for excess "bad" fat, or low-density lipoproteins, which may block your arteries, and checks "good" fat, or high-density lipoproteins, which may put you at risk if low.

Overview

Our cardiologists will review your family medical history and may conduct blood tests to measure your levels of fat, or triglycerides. We also will evaluate other causes of cardiovascular disease including your age, gender, diet and physical activity. We may prescribe medication and suggest dietary changes and exercise to help you restore a healthy balance of LDL and HDL that may prevent a heart attack.