Cholesterol Patient Education Resources

The fact sheets and handouts below can help your patients understand how high low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL) affects their health and risk for heart disease and stroke.

These resources can also help your patients find ways to lower their cholesterol and make healthy lifestyle changes.

Fact sheets about high cholesterol

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Fact sheets and information about conditions and behaviors related to high cholesterol

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Tools for community health workers (CHWs)

Promotoras and other CHWs are encouraged to read this fotonovela with participants:

A Promotora/CHW Guide accompanies the How to Control Your Fat and Cholesterol fotonovela and gives these members of the health care team a brief summary of objectives, tips, additional activities, reviews, and reminders:

This is an easy-to-understand fact sheet about heart health (aspirin use when appropriate, blood pressure control, cholesterol management, and smoking cessation):