Yes, It's Time You Checked Your Cholesterol

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The first step to controlling cholesterol is to understand whether you're at risk for problems. This quiz can help you figure that out. This test is based on the treatment goals of the National Cholesterol Education Program and should be used as a guideline only.
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Your Results

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  • Medium
  • High
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    Generally healthy

    Your answers indicate your recommended LDL cholesterol is 160 mg/dL or less.

  • 2

    Have indicators

    Your answers indicate your recommended LDL cholesterol is 130 mg/dL or less.

  • 10

    Need low LDL

    Your answers indicate your recommended LDL cholesterol is 100 mg/dL or less.

  1. The first step to controlling cholesterol is to understand whether you're at risk for problems. This quiz can help you figure that out. This test is based on the treatment goals of the National Cholesterol Education Program and should be used as a guideline only.

    Correct Answer:

  2. Do you smoke?

    Correct Answer: No

  3. Is your blood pressure greater than 140/90 mmHg or are you taking blood pressure medicine?

    Correct Answer: Yes

  4. Is your age above 45?

    Correct Answer: Yes

  5. Has your father, brother or son had heart disease before age 55, or your mother, sister or daughter before age 65?

    Correct Answer: Yes

  6. Has your doctor told you that your HDL (good cholesterol) is low (below 35 mg/dL)?

    Correct Answer: Yes

  7. Has your doctor told you that your HDL (good cholesterol) is high (above 60 mg/dL)?

    Correct Answer: Yes

  8. Are you a diabetic?

    Correct Answer: No

  9. Have you been diagnosed with heart disease?

    Correct Answer: Yes