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Cholesterol guidelines update: controversy over heart risk calculator

November 19, 2013

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Howard E. LeWine, MD, Chief Medical Editor, Harvard Health Publishing

Howard LeWine, M.D., is a practicing internist at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, Chief Medical Editor at Harvard Health Publishing, and editor in chief of Harvard Men’s Health Watch. See Full Bio
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Ardell Wanko
December 29, 2013

You really make it appear really easy along with your presentation however I in finding this topic to be really one thing which I think I might by no means understand. It sort of feels too complicated and very large for me. I’m having a look ahead on your next publish, I will try to get the hang of it!

Ken F. Pine
December 13, 2013

I was told to eat right, exercise, don’t smoke and received a prescription for a statin. I received the same protocol as would a person with lifestyle induced high cholesterol. Wanting to avoid the cardiac issues my grandfather and mother experienced, I took the doctor’s recommendations to heart by doing everything he suggested. In fact my, Cholesterol numbers were then always below 200, sometimes as low as 140. I ate primarily low fat foods, didn’t smoke and exercised a lot, and I always search some idea regarding.

December 4, 2013

I would like to add – Sunflower oil greatly reduces cholesterol and the risk of heart attack to.

Bella Lewis
November 26, 2013

A great and valuable information

Andras Fecz3
November 21, 2013

Great arthicle, thanks.

November 20, 2013

You aren’t at risk of heart disease you say? You are now. LOL

Safdar Abbas
November 20, 2013

I have read the post Cholesterol guidelines and found it very informative and helpful.


Andrés Moles
November 20, 2013

Crystal clear!

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