Video: Kids and Cholesterol

As a result of recent studies, some physicians are recommending cholesterol tests for all children at least 10 years old. In this Children's Channel video podcast, R. Peter Vande Kappelle, MD, a pediatric cardiologist at Akron Children's Hospital, reviews the risk factors for heart disease that may be present in kids, as well as the steps parents can take to ensure their children have a healthy heart.

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Related to Departments: Cardiology, Heart Center.

Related to Conditions: Hyperlipidemia.

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