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Familial hypercholesterolaemia: different perspectives

19 August 2009

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Familial hypercholesterolaemia is a genetic condition characterised by high cholesterol levels in the blood and an increased risk of premature coronary heart...

Lipids explained: screening to treatment

01 February 2013

Primary Health Care


One of the risk factors for cardiovascular disease commonly seen in primary care is raised cholesterol. People are becoming more aware of the implications of...

Hearty health

20 October 2009

Nursing Standard


The charity Heart UK has opened two family support centres in a pilot scheme to identify people with high cholesterol, particularly those with familial...

Heart of the matter

20 August 2008

Nursing Standard


Heart UK, the cholesterol charity, took part in this year’s RCN congress ‘Fit for Congress’ initiative. Delegates were offered cholesterol testing and advice on...