Know When to Treat Your High Cholesterol (Video)

Now that you know your cholesterol numbers, you’re probably wondering if levels are high enough to treat. At what point will you be prescribed cholesterol-lowering statins? And, what numbers should you shoot for if you want to avoid treatment? Answers to those questions are given by Michael Rocco, MD, medical director of Cardiac Rehabilitation and … Read More

Know Your Cholesterol Numbers (Video)

You got your cholesterol test results back—but still don’t understand what the numbers mean. Find out what’s good, average and “needs improvement” through medications in this whiteboard session lead by Michael Rocco, MD, Medical director of Cardiac Rehabilitation and Stress Testing at Cleveland Clinic.

What is a Lipid Profile? (Video)

You’ve been ordered to get a cholesterol panel. Now what? Medical director of Cardiac Rehabilitation and Stress Testing at Cleveland Clinic, Michael Rocco, MD, shows us the components of a lipid profile and what this important fasting blood test measures. Get a better understanding of your numbers by watching this whiteboard session. Previous Next See … Read More

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

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. In this whiteboard session, Michael Rocco, MD, medical director of Cardiac Rehabilitation … Read More

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