UMMS: Cholesterol Reduction Calculator
UMMS Health Calculators

Are you at risk for heart disease?

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You can't see high cholesterol. It doesn't have any symptoms, but it is a major risk factor for coronary heart disease. This hidden danger kills 500,000 Americans each year. You can tackle high cholesterol if you understand your risk.

Please answer the following questions to evaluate your risk of developing heart disease.

This test should be used as a guideline only and is based on the treatment goals of the National Cholesterol Education Program.

Please select an answer for each question below.

Question 1 of 10:

Do you smoke?

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