Examples of cholesterol in a Sentence
Did your doctor check your cholesterol?
Recent Examples of cholesterol from the Web
Cholesterol panel: At least every five years, total cholesterol, LDL, HDL and triglycerides should be measured to assess heart disease risk.
Since its founding in 2001, Canada Drugs became well known for selling low-cost cholesterol and asthma medications to American consumers through its website, CanadaDrugs.com.
Metabolic syndrome includes a number of symptoms—including high blood pressure, high blood sugar, high cholesterol and excess belly fat—that can raise your risk of type 2 diabetes, heart disease and stroke, according to the Mayo Clinic.
Midwest Scrap Management also offers biometric screening, which among other things measures cholesterol and blood sugar levels, letting staffers know if there's a problem.
Modern health folks attribute to cinnamon a host of benefits ranging from lower blood pressure and cholesterol to treatment for type-2 diabetes and even antibiotic properties.
Participants will also receive body mass index, blood pressure, cholesterol and diabetes screenings.
Learning more about a pateint’s community and helping them find ways to become more involved may help with chronic conditions, such as high blood pressure or cholesterol and diabetes.
Treatment typically involves use of medications that keep cholesterol and blood pressure in check, aspirin to prevent blood clots, and nitroglycerin to relax the blood vessels and assuage chest pain.
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Origin and Etymology of cholesterol
First Known Use: 1894See Words from the same year
CHOLESTEROL Defined for English Language Learners
medical Definition of cholesterol
- Cholesterol is a lipid present in the cell membrane and subcellular organelles of tissues throughout the body. … In addition, cholesterol serves as the building block for all steroid hormones including cortisol, aldosterone, estrogen, and testosterone.
- —Sarah de Ferranti and David S. Ludwig, The New England Journal of Medicine, 25 Sept. 2008
- … the drug reduces the production of cholesterol in the liver, decreasing the amount of artery-clogging cholesterol circulating in the bloodstream.
- —Newsweek, 8 Dec. 1986
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