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Resource Guide for Lipid Disorders

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American Heart Association

  • Address: National Center 7272 Greenville Ave. Dallas, TX 75231
  • Phone: 1-800-242-8721 (1-800-AHA-USA1)
  • Internet Address: http://heart.org
  • Description of Services Provided: The American Heart Association provides educational materials about high cholesterol and other heart disease risk factors. This national voluntary health agency’s mission is to reduce disability and death from cardiovascular diseases and stroke.

American Academy of Family Physicians

  • Address: 11400 Tomahawk Creek Pkwy Leawood, KS 66211
  • Phone: 1-800-274-2237
  • Internet Address: http://familydoctor.org
  • Description of Services Provided: Provides informational sheets on health topics and disease management.

The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)

  • Address: Building 31, Room 5A52 31 Center Drive MSC 2486 Bethesda, MD 20892
  • Phone: 301-592-8573
  • Internet address: http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov
  • Description of services provided: The NHLBI is a part of the National Institutes of Health. The site provides information about cholesterol, heart disease risk factors, and various heart conditions. The institute conducts and supports research related to the causes, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of heart, blood vessel, lung, and blood diseases as well as sleep disorders.

National Institutes of Health

  • Cholesterol Guidelines (2002): Third Report of the National Cholesterol Education Program (NCEP) Expert Panel on Detection, Evaluation, and Treatment of High Blood Cholesterol in Adults (Adult Treatment Panel III). Final Report. NIH Publication No. 02-5215. September 2002.
  • Internet Address: http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov

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