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Your healthcare provider can do a lipoprotein profile to measure your total cholesterol. A lipoprotein profile is a blood test that’s done after you’ve fasted for 8-10 hours. It tells how much total cholesterol, HDL cholesterol, LDL cholesterol and triglycerides are in your blood. If your total cholesterol or LDL levels are too high, or your HDL level too low, your healthcare provider may prescribe medication to help bring your cholesterol to a healthier level. Talk with your healthcare provider about how often you should have a lipoprotein profile. My Cholesterol Levels Each time you have your cholesterol checked, record the results below. Bring this chart to your next healthcare exam and discuss the results with your healthcare provider. Date Total cholesterol HDL LDL © 2016 WomenHeart, ABC, CardioSmart, and StayWell. All rights reserved. English Español A PATIENT RESOURCE GUIDE Women and Heart Disease Cholesterol Log Download/print this PDF 27


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