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Have You Checked Your Cholesterol Lately?
Haylen_WebMD_Staff posted:
Eight months ago, I had a long overdue cholesterol test and shared my numbers with the community , It was a relief and I've pledged to stay on top of it.

The National Cholesterol Education Program (NCEP), an expert group affiliated with the National Institutes of Health, recommends that all people older than age 20 have a fasting blood test called a lipoprotein profile every 5 years. Frequency varies from person-to-person based on the guidelines each healthcare professional follows, the patients age, health, and risk factors for heart disease.

A new study recently showed that more adults are reporting that they are getting cholesterol tests . Are you one of them?


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