Skip to content
My WebMD Sign In, Sign Up
Americans Making Gains in Cholesterol Reduction
avatar
iride6606 posted:
The latest numbers are out. The bottom line is cholesterol rates are dropping but screening is leveling off. We need everyone to get checked. The CDC's position;

Many fatal and nonfatal heart attacks and strokes would be avoided with better detection of high cholesterol -- and lowering it by living a healthy lifestyle and, when needed, taking medications such as statins

http://health.usnews.com/health-news/news/articles/2013/10/24/some-improvement-seen-in-us-cholesterol-levels-cdc
Reply


Featuring Experts

There are no Expert stories for this community right now

Helpful Tips

Lower cholesterol without drugs
I also had cholesterol numbers that kept inching higher. At 237 my dr. suggested meds. I don't want to go that route so took a good look at ... More
Was this Helpful?
16 of 18 found this helpful