Eating a heart-healthy diet and exercising more often can help lower elevated levels of LDL cholesterol and prevent heart disease.
Diabetes and heart disease often go hand in hand. If you have diabetes, it's important to take steps to protect your heart.
In shared decision-making, patients and health professionals work together as a team to make care decisions.
Obese patients should be routinely referred to potential weight-loss programs, experts recommend.
Incentives that encourage better management of high cholesterol appear cost-effective, based on expert models.