- MDChoice: Blood Cholesterol
Informs why blood cholesterol matters, guidelines for heart healthy living, cholesterol in children, and fats and foods tables. From MDchoice.com.
- DHDSP - Cholesterol
Information on cholesterol, facts and statistics, prevention, and FAQ. From CDC Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention (DHDSP).
- Cholesterol Test Kits
Information about the availability of home test kits and instructions on how to use them.
- 2 Sources
Explains how high cholesterol is a function both of diet and of genetics. From Merck & Schering-Plough.
- London Ideas
Information about Familial Hypercholesterolaemia (FH), a genetic condition causing high cholesterol levels. Website discusses the symptoms, treatment, and a government research project on the condition.
- High Cholesterol Medicines to Help You
Explains good and bad cholesterol and provides information on a variety of types of medicines used to control high cholesterol and their possible side effects. From the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
- Doctor's Guide to Elevated Cholesterol
Resources including latest medical news and information for patients or friends/parents of patients diagnosed with elevated cholesterol. Includes clinical information, discussion groups, and more.
- HealthCentral: Cholesterol Connection
Detailed health information on lowering high cholesterol levels, low cholesterol diets, testing, medication, and treatment.
- Fats & Cholesterol
Describes the relationship of dietary fat and cholesterol to overall blood cholesterol levels. From the Harvard School of Public Health.
- WebMD: Cholesterol Management Health Center
Explains cholesterol, what the numbers mean, provides tips for boosting good cholesterol, and related articles.
- WEGO Health: High Cholesterol
Expert-rated resources on high cholesterol including understanding risk factors, heart healthy food options, and treatment options.
- American Heart Association: Good Cholesterol
Article by Dr. Peter P. Toth offers insight about "good cholesterol," and why high-density lipoprotein cholesterol is benefitial for your body.
- iVillage Total Health: Cholesterol
Provides information on heart health, including high cholesterol resources.