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Exam: Plant sterols and cardiovascular risk

This exam discusses the role of plant sterols as part of healthy lifestyle changes for reducing cholesterol. High cholesterol is a risk factor in developing coronary heart disease (CHD). After taking this exam, you should be better able to:

  • Describe the risk factors for CHD
  • Identify patients at risk of CHD
  • Discuss options for healthy eating and lifestyle changes with patients
  • Explain the mode of action of plant sterols and be able to discuss the benefits with patients

By completing this exam module, you will earn CPD credits towards your revalidation.

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