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Cholesterol is a fatty substance made by our body, excess cholesterol is not a disease in itself but a risk factor for other heart and blood vessel diseases. Cholesterol forms deposits on the inner wall of arteries. The screening for excess cholesterol is done by a blood test that assesses LDL, HDL, triglyceride, total cholesterol levels.
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