LDL cholesterol: lower is better.
The NCEP identified high-risk individuals as those with a history of heart attack; angina; high blood pressure; low levels of HDL ("good") cholesterol; angioplasty or bypass surgery; obstructed blood vessels to the arms, legs or brain; or diabetes, among other risk factors.
For more on controlling cholesterol, see page 76.
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|Title Annotation:||Cardiovascular News At A Glance|
|Publication:||Saturday Evening Post|
|Article Type:||Brief Article|
|Date:||Nov 1, 2004|
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