Cholesterol is a waxy, fat-like material that builds in the body. Having too much cholesterol in the blood puts people at risk for developing heart disease.

Programs + Services

Clinical Nutrition

The Division of Clinical Nutrition at Tufts Medical Center provides inpatient and outpatient nutritional services.
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Preventive Cardiology Center

Our Preventative Cardiology Center specializes in the prevention and treatment of heart disease. Learn more about our leading-edge research and make an appointment today.
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Cholesterol Q&A

Tufts Medical Center in Boston’s primary care physicians provide tips on how you can manage your cholesterol. Learn the answers to your important cholesterol questions.
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Tufts Medical Center and Floating Hospital for Children have high quality care.

Quality + Safety

A world-class teaching hospital shouldn't make you feel small. At Tufts Medical Center the patient is at the center of everything that we do. This means we're committed to providing the highest quality of care in a safe, friendly environment.

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200 Years of Caring for the Community

Tufts Medical Center has been taking care of Boston and the surrounding community for more than 200 years.

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