Friday, September 12, 2008
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AAP recommends cholesterol screening for children
HAMPTON ROADS, Va.
— The American Academy of Pediatrics issued guidelines calling for overweight children and children with a family history of high cholesterol, diabetes or heart disease to be screened for elevated cholesterol as early as age two and no later than age 10.
Click to read the full guidelines.