Lipid Levels Improving Nationwide


Lipid levels among adults in the United States appear to have improved between 1988 and 2010, according to a cross-sectional data analysis. Average total cholesterol decreased from 206 mg/dL to 196 mg/dL. Average LDL-cholesterol dropped by 13 mg/dL, while average HDL-cholesterol increased.

Abstract: JAMA, October 17, 2012.

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