• Pediatric lipid screening

    8 days ago - By Topix

    Most adults realize that lowering their blood cholesterol levels will reduce the chance of developing heart problems later down the road, but many parents don't even think about their child's cholesterol level. Adult cardiovascular disease has been linked to high cholesterol in childhood, and the American Academy of Pediatrics is now recommending that all children ages 9-11 have lipid screening.
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