Your Cholesterol Test Results: What Do the Numbers Mean?

Published on Oct 08, 2013
Authored by Pfizer Medical Team

GHSH_Cholesterol_InfoGraphic

[1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10] [11] [12] [13] [14] [15]

References

  • 1. American Heart Association, Inc. Cholesterol: Questions to Ask Your Doctor. Accessed 2012.
  • 2. American Heart Association, Inc. Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics. Update: A Report from the American Heart Association. Accessed 2013.
  • 3. American Heart Association, Inc. What Your Cholesterol Levels Mean. Accessed 2013.
  • 4. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Heart Disease Facts. Accessed March 19, 2013
  • 5. Church & Lavie. Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier Inc. Clinical Lipidology: A Companion to Braunwald’s Heart Disease. Accessed 2009.
  • 6. EMBO: Molecular Medicine. Molecular mechanisms of vascular effects of high-density lipoprotein: alterations in cardiovascular disease. Accessed February 03, 2012.
  • 7. Guyton & Hall. Textbook of Medical Physiology. 11th edition. Accessed 2006.
  • 8. Jacques Genest and Peter Libby. Braunwald’s Heart Disease, a Textbook of Cardiovascular Medicine. 9th edition. Ch. 47: Lipoprotein Disorders and Cardiovascular Disease. Accessed 2012.
  • 9. Louis Rosenfield. Atherosclerosis and the Cholesterol Connection: Evolution of a Clinical Application. Accepted January 13, 1989.
  • 10. National Cholesterol Education Program. Detection, Evaluation, and Treatment of High Blood Cholesterol in Adults (Adult Treatment Panel III). Accessed 2001.
  • 11. National Institutes of Health. Coronary Risk Profile. Accessed July 13, 2004.
  • 12. National Vital Statistics Reports. Deaths: Final Data for 2009. Accessed December 29, 2011.
  • 13. Pfizer, Inc. Smart Living. Cholesterol and Heart Disease. Accessed 2013.
  • 14. Thomas A. Gaziano and J. Michael Gaziano. Braunwald’s Heart Disease, a Textbook of Cardiovascular Medicine. 9th edition. Ch. 1: Global Burden of Cardiovascular Disease. Accessed 2012.
  • 15. Wang & Cohen. Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier Inc. Clinical Lipidology: A Companion to Braunwald’s Heart Disease. Accessed 2009.
External Resources
Topics:

Quick Poll

In your opinion, how useful is health information that is presented visually, such as in this infographic?

MORE TO EXPLORE

Subscribe To Our Newsletter!

Sign up to receive monthly newsletters and other Get Healthy Stay Healthy updates.