Diabetes and Lipid Clinic of Alaska

 

 


Cholesterol Center

Cholesterol is a blood fat needed by the body in moderate amounts. However, high cholesterol levels can lead to atherosclerosis and coronary artery disease (CAD) and heart attack. Methods for increasing good cholesterol or lowering bad cholesterol levels include cholesterol reducing drugs such as statins, fibrates, nicotinic acid and bile acid resins.

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