Medical Monday: Knowing your cholesterol number

Published: Feb. 12, 2018 at 7:06 PM EST
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On this Medical Monday, Dr. Lewis Siegel, from Augusta Health Cardiology, talks about the importance of paying attention to your heart health and knowing your cholesterol number.

February is Heart Month, and according to Dr. Siegel, cholesterol is one of six major risk factors of cardiovascular disease. Dr. Siegel says there is a simple blood test to find out your cholesterol number.

One of Augusta Health's themes for the year is preventative health screenings, including screenings for cholesterol. For more information on how you can get a health screening, you can call (540) 245-7080 or visit their