Check Your Kiddo for High Cholesterol? Research Says Yes

Posted by Sadiya Jamal, D.O. on Dec 13, 2017 8:08:00 AM

More than 102 million Americans deal with high cholesterol every year. The way that we eat as a country has changed, and along with larger and more fattening portions comes a host of potential health problems. When I suggest having a child's cholesterol level checked, parents are sometimes surprised to learn it’s recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), and for good reason. 

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Topics: cholesterol, high cholesterol in kids

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