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Cholesterol

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100 Questions & Answers about Managing Your Cholesterol
This easy-to-read guide provides authoritative, practical answers to the most common questions asked by patients. Topics include cholesterol and atherosclerosis, risk factors for high cholesterol and heart disease, diagnosis and testing, and ways to improve cholesterol through diet, exercise, and medications.

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Journal articles

2013 ACC/AHA Guideline on the Treatment of Blood Cholesterol to Reduce Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Risk in Adults: A Report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines. Stone NJ, Robinson J, Lichtenstein AH, Merz CN, Blum CB, Eckel RH, Goldberg AC, Gordon D, Levy D, Lloyd-Jones DM, McBride P, Schwartz JS, Shero ST, Smith SC, Watson K, Wilson PW. Circulation. 2013 Nov 12

Dyslipidemia in Women: Etiology and Management. Phan BA, Toth PP. Int J Womens Health. 2014 Feb 7;6:185-194. eCollection 2014.

Implementation Strategies to Improve Non-HDL-Cholesterol Goal Attainment: Current Evidence and a Conceptual Framework for Future Directions. Virani SS. Tex Heart Inst J. 2012;39(2):228-30.

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Videos

Stanford Hospital's Dr. Joshua Knowles on Familial Hypercholesterolemia

From the web

Cholesterol (American Heart Association)

Cholesterol (Lab Tests Online)

High Blood Cholesterol (National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute)

High Cholesterol (National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine)

Books

  • Here are a few titles available from our main branch in Hoover Pavilion. If you find something of interest, call us at (650) 725-8400 and we will put it aside for you to pick up during library hours. Search our full collection

Controlling Cholesterol for Dummies
Offers a guide for reducing cholesterol by adopting a healthy lifestyle that combines a low-fat diet and exercise, and includes information on alternative options for cutting cholesterol.

Current Diagnosis & Treatment Cardiology
This book provides concise, clinically focused coverage of the major disease entities and therapeutic challenges in cardiology. It covers all the important management issues in cardiology and includes detailed information on pregnancy and heart disease.

Women & Heart Disease
This best-selling, updated title, aimed at changing this treatment of women's cardiac issues, covers all aspects of female cardiovascular disease.

 

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