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Do You Know Your Cholesterol Levels?
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Do You Know Your Cholesterol Levels?

Healthy Hearts, Healthy Homes

National Institutes of Health
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
And Office of Research on Minority Health

Contents

Honor Your Heart: Get Moving and Eat Smart
Isabel Learns About Blood Cholesterol
The Gómez Family Plan To Keep Their Cholesterol Normal
What Is the Metabolic Syndrome?
My Family Plan To Lower Blood Cholesterol Levels
My Heart Health Card
Play It Smart, Take Care of Your Heart
Resources

Honor Your Heart: Get Moving and Eat Smart

Did you know that high blood cholesterol is a serious problem among Latinos?

  • About one in five Latinos has high blood cholesterol.
  • Only half of those who have high blood cholesterol know it.
  • Adult Latinos are less likely than other groups to have their cholesterol checked.
Isabel Gómez

Isabel Gómez will show you how she and her family lowered their cholesterol levels.

Isabel says: "My LDL cholesterol level was high, and I needed to bring it down."

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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
Public Health Service
National Institutes of Health
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
NIH Publication No. 08-6353
June 2008



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