Children and Cholesterol


Subject:
Health , Diseases & Conditions , Children's Health , Cholesterol Management

Description:
This fact sheet lists acceptable, borderline, and high cholesterol levels for children, and notes that "[c]ompelling evidence shows that the atherosclerotic process (buildup of fatty plaque in arteries) begins in childhood and progresses slowly into adulthood." Includes links to related documents about cholesterol drugs and children, dietary guidelines, and related topics. From the American Heart Association.

Publisher:
American Heart Association

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.americanheart.org/presenter.jhtml?identifier=211


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