Five Things You Probably Don't Know About Cholesterol

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Question 1 of 5

What is the number one cause for coronary heart disease and heart attack in the U.S. today

A<a target="_blank" href="http://www.healthcentral.com/cholesterol/treatment.html">High cholesterol</a>
B<a target="_blank" href="http://www.healthcentral.com/cholesterol/question-answer-27450-63.html">High triglycerides</a>
C<a target="_blank" href="http://www.healthcentral.com/diabetes">Diabetes</a>
D<a target="_blank" href="http://www.healthcentral.com/high-blood-pressure">High blood pressure</a>
E<a target="_blank" href="http://www.healthcentral.com/cholesterol/c/7986/14814/drop">Small LDL particles</a>
A<a target="_blank" href="http://www.healthcentral.com/cholesterol/treatment.html">High cholesterol</a>
B<a target="_blank" href="http://www.healthcentral.com/cholesterol/question-answer-27450-63.html">High triglycerides</a>
C<a target="_blank" href="http://www.healthcentral.com/diabetes">Diabetes</a>
D<a target="_blank" href="http://www.healthcentral.com/high-blood-pressure">High blood pressure</a>
E<a target="_blank" href="http://www.healthcentral.com/cholesterol/c/7986/14814/drop">Small LDL particles</a>
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Question 2 of 5

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

ATrue
BFalse
ATrue
BFalse
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Question 3 of 5

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

ATrue
BFalse
CTrue <i>and</i> false
ATrue
BFalse
CTrue <i>and</i> false
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Question 4 of 5

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

ATrue
BFalse
ATrue
BFalse
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Question 5 of 5

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

ATrue
BFalse
ATrue
BFalse
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