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People urged to monitor their cholesterol

Fri, 18 Oct 2013


People on the Isle of Man are being urged to take a more active interest in their cholesterol levels.

It follows a report from a UK based charity which revealed that 6 in 10 people have high levels.

Cholesterol is a main contributing factor to heart attacks and related heart disease - healthy diets, exercise and fish oil tablets can help to keep levels low.

Director of public health Dr Kishore says that whilst there is a problem on the Island we are no different to any other Western country:

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