Resources

  • References


    Akosah KO, Schaper A, et al. Preventing myocardial infarction in the young adult in the first place: how do the National Cholesterol Education Panel III guidelines perform?
    J Am Coll Cardiol. 2003;41:1475-1479.


    Cholesterol. Lab Tests Online website. Available at:
    http://labtestsonline.org/understanding/analytes/cholesterol/tab/test. Updated February 14, 2013. 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.


    How to get your cholesterol tested. American Heart Association website. Available at:
    http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Conditions/Cholesterol/SymptomsDiagnosisMonitoringofHighCholesterol/How-To-Get-Your-Cholesterol-Tested%5FUCM%5F305595%5FArticle.jsp. Updated June 14, 2012. Accessed March 22, 2013.


    Law MR, Wald NJ. Risk factor thresholds: their existence under scrutiny.
    Br Med J
    . 2002;324:1570-1576.

  • 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