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What screenings should I get to determine my risk of heart disease?

To determine your risk of heart disease you should get screenings to measure your blood pressure, weight and cholesterol levels. Your primary care doctor can check your blood pressure and your weight in the office. Treatment for high blood pressure and high cholesterol is an important part of lowering your risk for heart disease.

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