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

CRP, cholesterol, and heart disease

What is CRP, and how does it relate to cholesterol and heart disease? Should you be tested? Find the answers to these questions and more.

What is CRP?

CRP (C-reactive protein) is a protein your body produces during inflammation. Learn more about CRP and its link to heart disease. more...

CRP and your cholesterol

Find out what CRP and cholesterol levels have in common, how they differ, and why your doctor may recommend testing for both. more...

What is the CRP test?

What is CRP testing all about? Find out the answers to frequently asked questions. more...

Talking to your doctor about heart disease

Your doctor can help you reduce your risk of developing heart disease. Find out how to get the most from your visit. more...

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