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Cholesterol - Questions and Answers

Medical experts from Harvard University answer common questions about cholesterol.

Harvard Health Publications

  • QUESTION: Triglyceride Diet
    What type of diet can lower triglyceride levels?
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  • QUESTION: High Triglyceride Levels
    I have very high triglycerides (over 400) but decent cholesterol levels. I am not overweight and I exercise frequently. I would like to get these triglyceride values down. What should I do? What do high triglyceride values mean -- potential type 2 diabetes?
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  • QUESTION: Zocor vs. Lipitor
    My doctor has prescribed Lipitor. However, my insurance does not cover it. Instead, I have been given Zocor. Is it as good as Lipitor?
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