Five Things You Probably Don't Know About Cholesterol

William Davis, M.D. | Jul 31st 2009 Oct 10th 2017

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What is the number one cause for coronary heart disease and heart attack in the U.S. today
  1. 0 <a target="_blank" href="http://www.healthcentral.com/cholesterol/treatment.html">High cholesterol</a>
  2. 0 <a target="_blank" href="http://www.healthcentral.com/cholesterol/question-answer-27450-63.html">High triglycerides</a>
  3. 0 <a target="_blank" href="http://www.healthcentral.com/diabetes">Diabetes</a>
  4. 0 <a target="_blank" href="http://www.healthcentral.com/high-blood-pressure">High blood pressure</a>
  5. 1 <a target="_blank" href="http://www.healthcentral.com/cholesterol/c/7986/14814/drop">Small LDL particles</a>
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  1. What is the number one cause for coronary heart disease and heart attack in the U.S. today

    Correct Answer: <a target="_blank" href="http://www.healthcentral.com/cholesterol/c/7986/14814/drop">Small LDL particles</a>

  2. True or False: When your doctor tells you your LDL cholesterol, it was measured from the blood sample taken.

    Correct Answer: False

  3. True or false: High triglycerides >150 mg/dl cause

    Correct Answer: True <i>and</i> false

  4. True or false: Reducing LDL cholesterol eliminates any danger posed by low HDL cholesterol (

    Correct Answer: False

  5. True or false: Low total cholesterol always means low risk for heart attack.

    Correct Answer: False