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High Cholesterol Educational Materials for Professionals

Group of physicians.

Help to educate others about high LDL cholesterol.

Fact Sheets

State Public Health Actions Program

Data and Statistics

  • Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS)
    Information about health conditions and behaviors in the United States from the BRFSS, the world’s largest ongoing telephone health survey.
    Statistics on public health topics; links to sources of additional data and related Web pages.
  • Global Cardiovascular Infobase
    Information on how heart disease is being addressed in the developing world. Data on demographics, mortality, morbidity, risk factors, and related health care are linked to interactive country maps.
  • G8 Promoting Heart Health
    Information about this initiative, which aims to disseminate best practices from various countries for implementing interventions to prevent heart disease.

Guidelines and Recommendations


  • The Roadmap: A Systematic Approach to State Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention Programs
    The Roadmap is a Web-based resource for training and information to help build the competencies needed by state Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention (HDSP) Program Coordinators. It provides suggested steps for carrying out requirements of the HDSP Program as well as easy online access to training, tools, and other resources needed for successful program development and implementation. The Roadmap offers information on four key areas of programmatic activities for developing and implementing a heart disease and stroke prevention program, including What to Do and How to Do It.
  • Community Health Worker’s Training Resource
    A comprehensive training manual to improve skills and competencies of community health workers. Includes a chapter on high cholesterol with information, activities, tip sheets and resources on ways to reduce cholesterol.

Other Resources