Resource Guide for Lipid Disorders

RESOURCES

Address: National Center 7272 Greenville Avenue Dallas, TX 75231

Phone: 1-800-242-8721 (1-800-AHA-USA1)

Internet Address: http://heart.org

Description of Services Provided: The American Heart Association provides educational materials about high cholesterol and other heart disease risk factors. This national voluntary health agency’s mission is to reduce disability and death from cardiovascular diseases and stroke.

RESOURCES

Address: 11400 Tomahawk Creek Pkwy Leawood, KS 66211

Phone: 1-800-274-2237

Internet Address: http://familydoctor.org

Description of Services Provided: Provides informational sheets on health topics and disease management.

RESOURCES

Address: PO Box 30105 Bethesda, MD 20824-0105

Phone: 301-592-8573

Internet address: http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov

Description of services provided: The NHLBI is a part of the National Institutes of Health. The site provides information about cholesterol, heart disease risk factors, and various heart conditions. The institute conducts and supports research related to the causes, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of heart, blood vessel, lung, and blood diseases as well as sleep disorders.

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