This innovative, well-written book provides understandable-yet-thorough answers to 100 frequently asked questions about managing one's cholesterol and trying to reduce one's risk of a heart attack or stroke.
Burlington, MA (PRWEB) September 01, 2011
Jones and Bartlett Learning is pleased to announce the newest title to the 100 Question & Answer, patient education series, 100 Questions & Answers About Managing Your Cholesterol written by The National Lipid Association (NLA) and edited by Vera A. Bittner, MD, MSPH and Anne C. Goldberg, MD.
More than 100 million adults in the U.S. have high cholesterol. Abnormal cholesterol levels such as high LDL cholesterol or low HDL cholesterol are a major risk factor for heart disease and stroke. High cholesterol levels are due to a variety of factors including heredity, diet, and lifestyle. Less commonly, underlying illnesses affecting the liver, thyroid, or kidney may affect blood cholesterol levels.
Whether you are a newly diagnosed patient or a loved one of someone with this condition, 100 Questions & Answers About Managing Your Cholesterol offers essential information. This easy-to-read guide provides authoritative, practical answers to the most common questions asked by patients. Topics include cholesterol and atherosclerosis, risk factors for high cholesterol and heart disease, diagnosis and testing, and ways to improve cholesterol through diet, exercise, and medications.
For more information on 100 Questions & Answers About Managing Your Cholesterol, including the table of contents, reviews as well as complete author and editor bios, please visit: go.jblearning.com/cholesterol.
National Lipid Association (NLA) (http://www.lipid.org)
The National Lipid Association (NLA) is a nonprofit, multidisciplinary medical society focused on enhancing the practice of lipid management in clinical medicine. The NLA represents more than 2,500 members in the United States and provides continuing medical education for physicians and other healthcare professionals to advance professional development and promote certification in clinical lipidology.
Jones & Bartlett Learning (http://www.jblearning.com)
Jones & Bartlett Learning is a world-leading provider of instructional, assessment and learning-performance management solutions for the secondary, post-secondary, and professional markets. We endeavor to develop educational programs and services that improve learning outcomes and enhance student achievement by uniquely combining authoritative content written by respected authors with innovative, proven and engaging technology applications that meet the diverse needs of today's instructors, students, and professionals. Across a broad spectrum of fields ranging from public safety to health professions, science, math and medicine, our educational technology applications and instructional assessment and performance-management solutions are revolutionizing how instructors teach, and how students and professionals learn.