Resources

The following list includes websites and articles with comprehensive information about high blood cholesterol, or hypercholesterolemia. We encourage you to access these and other sites to learn more about your condition. It is also important to speak openly with your doctor about the specifics of your condition to find out what treatment options are available to you.

 American College of Cardiology (ACC). www.acc.org/search#q=Hypercholesterolemia&sort=relevancy

American Heart Association (AHA). Prevention and treatment of high cholesterol (hyperlipidemia). www.heart.org/en/health-topics/cholesterol/prevention-and-treatment-of-high-cholesterol-hyperlipidemia

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Cholesterol patient education handouts. www.cdc.gov/cholesterol/materials_for_patients.htm

CDC. Cholesterol. www.cdc.gov/cholesterol/facts.htm

National Lipid Association (NLA). www.lipid.org/TearSheets

NLA. An educational booklet for patients with familial hypercholesterolemia. http://nlaresourcecenter.lipidjournal.com/Content/PDFs/FA-Patient-Book-English.pdf

National Institutes of Health (NIH). National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. High blood cholesterol. www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health-topics/high-blood-cholesterol

NIH. US National Library of Medicine. Genetics Home Reference. Hypercholesterolemia. https://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/condition/hypercholesterolemia

NIH. US National Library of Medicine. MedlinePlus. High blood cholesterol levels. https://medlineplus.gov/ency/article/000403.htm

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