Lower your cholesterol.
  For most patients with elevated cholesterol the first step to treatment starts at home.  Physicians often recommend low cholesterol diets as an adjunct to medical therapy or as a trial to see if patients are successful in lowering cholesterol numbers on their own.  The National Heart Lung and Blood Institute has developed a set of tools patients can use to not only lower their cholesterol, but also reduce their risk of heart disease.  Click here to learn more.