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"Managing Cholesterol" video tutorial from Medline Plus  
Medline Plus is a service of the National Library of Medicine and the National Institute of Health.
References

(1) Risk Assessment Tool Estimates your 10-year risk of having a heart attack from the Framingham Heart Study. A service provided by the Nat'l Institute of Health

(2) Cholesterol Control from the US National Library of Medicine & Nat'l Institute of Health This site provides extensive information and links relating to Cholesterol

(3) Cholesterol and Fats--The Good, the Bad, and the Healthy Diet from the Harvard School of Public Health This 12-page, printable handout published in 2004 is a comprehensive reference about specific fats and their role in a healthy diet.

(4) Trans-fatty acids, butter, and margarine from the American Heart Association

(5) Trans Fatty Acids from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA)/"What every consumer should know about transfatty acids" 

(6) Fish and Omega-3 fatty acids from the American Heart Association

(7)  Cigarette smoking and cardiovascular disease
from the American Heart Association.

(8)  How to Understand and Use the Nutrition Facts Label from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

(9) Coronary Heart Disease -- Lower your risk.  from FamilyDoctor.org  This is a 3-page handout about fats and cholesterol with straight-forward suggestions for healthy diet modification.

(10) Taking a Closer Look at the Label from The American Diabetes Association

(11) Types of Carbohydrates from the American Diabetes Association

(12) Cholesterol from the American Heart Association

(13) Fish and Omega-3 Fatty Acids from the American Heart Association

(14) Soy: Health Claims for Soy Protein from the FDA

(15)
Food Pyramid--Beans and Meats from the US Department of Agriculture (USDA)

(16) Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2005 from the USDA

(17) CONFERENCE REPORT: Certain Types of Fish More Heart-Healthy Than White Fish Katrina Woznicki, MedPage Today Staff WriterMay 03, 2005

(18) Kris-Etherton PM, Harris WS, Appel LJ.  Fish Consumption, Fish oil, omega-e fatty acids, and cardiovascular disease.  Circulation 2002;1062747-57.

(19) Fat in your diet: Grams vs. percentages from MayoClinic.com

(20) High Blood Cholesterol, What you need to know from the National Cholesterol Education Program, National Institute of Health, May 2005

(21) Taylor AJ et al.,  "Arterial Biology for the Investigation of the Treatment Effects of Reducing Cholesterol (ARBITER 2): A Double-blind, Placebo-controlled Study of Long-acting Niacin on Atherosclerosis Progression in Secondary Prevention Patients Treated with Statins" Circulation Nov 2004

(22) ATP III At-A-Glance: Quick Desk Reference from the National Cholesterol Education Program, National Institute of Health, Third Report of the Expert Panel on Detection, Evaluation, and Treatment of High Blood Cholesterol in Adults, NIH Publication No. 01-3305, May 2001

(23) Treatment of Dyslipidemias, NPPR, Nurse Practitioners Prescribing Reference, Summer 2005, p 60. Third Report of the Expert Panel on Detection, Evaluation, and Treatment of High Blood Cholesterol in Adults (Adult Treatment Panel III) NCEP Logo National Cholesterol Education Program

 
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