is National Cholesterol Education Month
Keep the Beat--Cholesterol Counts
National Cholesterol Education Program (NCEP) would like to welcome
you to NCEP
KIT 99--the online version of the National Cholesterol Education
1985, the NCEP has been supporting educational efforts directed
at health professionals and the public. These efforts are designed
to raise awareness and understanding about high blood cholesterol
as a risk factor for coronary heart disease and to provide information
that will be helpful in lowering blood cholesterol levels.
September, look for updates and enhancements to NCEPs popular
Web site, "Live Healthier, Live Longer,"
including information about cholesterol lowering for those who want
to reduce their risk of developing CHD (primary prevention), links
to new publications, updated tips of the month, and an expanded
Create-a-Diet feature. The site can be found at www.nhlbi.nih.gov/chd/.
are many exciting types of information in NCEP
KIT 99 for use by the public and health professionals alike.
Each piece is different, so be sure to take the time to explore
are some of the items included in your kit:
article that discusses NCEP activities related to
the three areas of focus for Cholesterol Month, a review of
recent statin trials, cholesterol lowering in older Americans,
and the lifetime risk for developing CHD. Use the article
as a drop-in news story in your organizations newsletter,
journal, or magazine.
ideas for cholesterol month activities in settings such
as health departments, worksite wellness programs, and community
sheet for cholesterol lowering in older America.
recipes that can be reproduced and distributed.
sample educational materials. An order
form (PDF format) listing a full range of educational
materials available from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood
Institute (NHLBI) is included.
/ Feedback form. Please take a moment to send us any
comments or feedback you may have about the online kit so
that we can tailor future kits to your needs.
are not copyrighted and may be adapted, photocopied, or otherwise
reproduced without permission. If you do reprint NHLBI materials,
please cite NHLBI as the source.
These are just
a few of the materials in your kit. You may find other items that
suit your needs, so please take a look at all of them. Click
Here to continue . . .