Lowering Your Cholesterol

Lead Instructor:  Jay Johnson, MD
 Access:  All   Status:  Active   Lesson:  Free (Registration Required)
Knowing what your cholesterol level is and how to get it under control is an important part of reducing your risk of heart disease, the number one killer of men and women in the US. This show, brought to you by Sierra Health Services, covers everything from what cholesterol is, to what your cholesterol should be, to what can be done about high cholesterol.

Lesson Specs

  • Path > > > Course: Personal Health
  • Date Launched 9/14/2006
  • Length 10 min, 25 sec
  • Cost Free (Registration Required)
  • Status Active
  • Code LS-00000029
  • Prerequisite None

Lesson Goals

  1. Understand the Course topic
  2. Refine your ability to execute the techniques presented in the Course
  3. Become familiar with drills that can be used to develop your skills
  4. Achieve significant proficiency in the material


  1. Watch the Lesson
  2. Take notes on key aspects
  3. Bookmark key points in the Lesson
  4. Ask questions on the Forum
  5. Use Lesson resources to supplement your knowledge

Lesson Chapters

  1. Introduction
  2. What Is Cholesterol
  3. Recommended Levels
  4. What Can You Do About High Cholesterol
  5. Diet
  6. Exercise
  7. Over-the-Counter Therapies
  8. Medications
  9. Conclusion

Lead Instructor

Jay Johnson, MD

Chief Medical Officer and Editor in Chief

Chief Medical Officer
Stanford CardiologistHolding the position as WorldDoc’s Chief Medical officer and Editor in Chief, Dr. Jay Johnson oversees the development of medical content and integration of emerging treatment options into WorldDoc Health Management System. In addition to his dedication for proactive health product development and enhancement, Jay serves as Attending Staff at Stanford Medical Center.

A recognized cardiovascular disease prevention expert, Jay has worked in cholesterol management and prevention centers from Washington, DC to U.C. San Francisco and U.C. Los Angeles. Congestive heart failure, heart transplantation and adult congenital heart disease belong to Jay’s areas of expertise.


Other Lessons in This Course

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