Know Your Numbers! Week - Cholesterol


According to estimates from Heart UK, over half of all adults in England have raised cholesterol above 5mmol/l. Having a high cholesterol level (hyperlipidemia) can have a serious effect on a person’s health as it increases the risk of having a heart attack or stroke.

Offering a screening service within your pharmacy is an excellent way to protect your customers from the implications of high cholesterol, and provides peace of mind to those who return healthy results.

You can find further details for offering a Cholesterol Screening Service below.

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