Address:National Center7272 Greenville Ave.Dallas, TX 75231
Internet Address: http://www.americanheart.org
Description of Services Provided:The American Heart Association provides educational materials about high cholesterol and other heart disease risk factors. This national voluntary health agency’s mission is to reduce disability and death from cardiovascular diseases and stroke.
Address:11400 Tomahawk Creek PkwyLeawood, KS 66211
Internet Address: http://www.aafp.org/
Description of Services Provided:Provides informational sheets on health topics and disease management.
Address:Building 31, Room 5A4831 Center Drive MSC 2486Bethesda, MD 20892
Internet Address: http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov
Description of Services Provided:The NHLBI is a part of the National Institutes of Health. The site provides information about cholesterol, heart disease risk factors, and various heart conditions. The institute conducts and supports research related to the causes, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of heart, blood vessel, lung, and blood diseases as well as sleep disorders.
Cholesterol Guidelines (2002):Third Report of the National Cholesterol Education Program (NCEP) Expert Panel on Detection, Evaluation, and Treatment of High Blood Cholesterol in Adults (Adult Treatment Panel III). Final Report.
NIH Publication No. 02-5215. September 2002.
Internet Address: http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/guidelines/cholesterol/index.htm
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