Cholesterol and Your Heart

Everything You Need To Know

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Nisha Jhalani, MD
Director, CRF Women’s Heart Health Initiative
NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Wahida Karmally, DrPH, RDN, CDE
NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Samuel M. Kim, MD
NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center

At the end of the program, you will know the answers to these questions:

  • What is cholesterol?
  • What is the connection between cholesterol and heart attack or stroke?
  • What is the relationship between cholesterol and diabetes?
  • Are there medicines available to treat cholesterol?
  • How can diet and exercise affect my cholesterol level?
  • How can I maintain motivation to take ownership of my health and control my risk factors?

This program received grant support from Shockwave Medical, Inc.