Heart Health

About This Health Centre

Heart disease and stroke are the leading causes of death among Canadians - and many people don't know they're at risk. But it's not hard to stay healthy and fit if you know what to do. Learn about how to stay healthy, recognize risk factors, and understand and deal with cardiovascular problems when they occur. For additional health information, please talk to your Costco Pharmacist.

Heart Health

High cholesterol: deciding on treatment

If you have high cholesterol, what does your doctor consider when selecting a treatment regimen? Learn more about the factors that affect cholesterol treatment decisions.

Choosing an appropriate treatment

How does your doctor decide which type of cholesterol treatment is right for you? more...

The ABCs of cholesterol levels

LDL-C, HDL-C, TG, TC... what do the letters and numbers on your cholesterol test mean? more...

Cholesterol medications

How do cholesterol-lowering medications compare? Find out more about the differences between medications. more...

Right on target

To find out if your treatment is working, your doctor will compare your cholesterol levels to target values. Are your cholesterol levels on target? more...


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