Download your Cholesterol Action Plan Checklist
It is estimated that approximately 1 in 3 adults in Australia and New Zealand has high cholesterol. You can have high cholesterol and not know it. There are no signs. The only way to tell is to get it checked. If your cholesterol level is high, you may be at risk for developing heart disease or stroke.
It’s important to get your cholesterol level tested. A blood test will give you information about your cholesterol numbers. Your total cholesterol is a measure of the total amount of cholesterol in your blood. There are other specific types of cholesterol, all of which have different effects on your health. Here is what to know about them:
This checklist provides some actions you can take to help manage your cholesterol. Check off each item as you do it. And be sure to always follow your doctor's advice.