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Health Journey Support | Blood Test for Cholesterol

A blood test for cholesterol, called a fasting lipoprotein profile, measures your levels of total cholesterol; LDL, also known as "bad” cholesterol; HDL, also known as "good” cholesterol; and a type of fat in your blood called triglycerides. This video describes the ideal test results for your blood cholesterol levels, and the risk factors for coronary heart disease.

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A blood test for cholesterol, called a fasting lipoprotein profile, measures your levels of total cholesterol; LDL, also known as "bad” cholesterol; HDL, also known as "good” cholesterol; and a type of fat in your blood called triglycerides. This video describes the ideal test results for your blood cholesterol levels, and the risk factors for coronary heart disease.

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