Dr. Len and Nurse Vicki present everything you need to know about cholesterol. What it is, what the fractions mean, what they predict, and what we can do to deal with elevated levels. Statins, how they work, what they do, and their side effects are reviewed. The role of inflammation, oxidized cholesterol, and why it should not be lowered too much are explained. The deception of big pharma is revealed in the Vytorin story. The causes of inflammation can be managed with lifestyle better than with drugs. HDL and LDL and their ratios are reviewed and contrasted. The role of supplements in lowering cholesterol is reviewed.