Pediatrics

A Great Start to a Healthy Heart

The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends1 cholesterol testing for...

All children between 9 & 10 years old
Children between

2 & 10

years old who…
Have parents or grandparents who have had heart attacks, been diagnosed with blocked arteries, stroke, or disease affecting the blood vessels, at age 55 or earlier in men, age 65 or earlier in women.
Have parents or grandparents who have total blood cholesterol levels of 240 mg/dL or higher.
Have an unknown family health history (e.g. adopted children.)
Have characteristics associated with heart disease such as high blood pressure, diabetes, smoking, or obesity.
Children between

2 & 10

years old who…
Have parents or grandparents who have had heart attacks, been diagnosed with blocked arteries, stroke, or disease affecting the blood vessels, at age 55 or earlier in men, age 65 or earlier in women.
Have parents or grandparents who have total blood cholesterol levels of 240 mg/dL or higher.
Have an unknown family health history (e.g. adopted children.)
Have characteristics associated with heart disease such as high blood pressure, diabetes, smoking, or obesity.

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Measures total cholesterol, HDL cholesterol, triglycerides, and glucose.

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1 AAP: Cholesterol Levels in Children and Adolescents, 12/3/2015: https://www.healthy- children.org/English/ healthy-living/nutrition/Pages/Cholesterol-Levels-in- Children-and-Adolescents.aspx