Cholesterol is a waxy, fatlike substance that is naturally present in cell walls or membranes everywhere in the body. Your body uses cholesterol to produce many hormones, vitamin D, and the bile acids that help to digest fat.
If you have too much cholesterol in your bloodstream, the excess may be deposited in the arteries of the heart, which could lead to heart disease.
Now you can test and monitor your cholesterol levels and more in the privacy and convenience of your home. These easy-to-use devices incorporate the latest technology allowing you to store test results and calculate average readings. Requires just one drop of blood from an easy finger stick.