Cholesterol: What’s Your ‘Type?’ (Video)

A rundown of cholesterol types

You’ve heard about the good guys (HDL) and bad guys (LDL) in the cholesterol family. HDL protects and even works to decrease risk of heart attack. LDL in excess blocks arteries and leads to clogged arteries and can cause heart attack or stroke.

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In this whiteboard session, Michael Rocco, MD, medical director of Cardiac Rehabilitation and Stress Testing at Cleveland Clinic, talks about the types of cholesterol.

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