HDL (high-density lipoprotein) is sometimes called "good"
cholesterol, because it helps move cholesterol out of the body. HDL does this by binding with cholesterol in the bloodstream and
carrying it back to the liver for disposal.
A high HDL level is linked to a lower risk of heart disease.
Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & Robert A. Kloner, MD, PhD - Cardiology & Rakesh K. Pai, MD, FACC - Cardiology, Electrophysiology
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