Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center - Health Library

Resource Guide for Lipid Disorders

American Heart Association

National Center

7272 Greenville Avenue

Dallas, TX 75231

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

http://heart.org

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.

Family Doctor—American Academy of Family Physicians ^

11400 Tomahawk Creek Pkwy

Leawood, KS 66211

1-800-274-2237

http://familydoctor.org

Provides informational sheets on health topics and disease management.

The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) ^

PO Box 30105

Bethesda, MD 20824-0105

301-592-8573

http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov

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.

Last reviewed November 2018 by EBSCO Medical Review Board Michael Woods, MD, FAAP  Last Updated: 11/7/2018