Exam III Due: Friday March 21st, 2014
Total Points: 100
Since this is a take home exam, you may use notes/references.
Cardiovascular & Congestive Heart Failure (Total points: 58)
- Which lipoprotein normally returns most of the cholesterol to the liver for disposal? (2pt)
High-density lipoprotein (HDL) is involved in eliminating excess cholesterol via the liver.
- Which nutritional factors contribute significantly to the rise of total serum cholesterol over time? (4pts)
- Dietary cholesterol
- Total fat
- Saturated fat
- Trans fat
- Excess calories
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- What is C-reactive protein and how does it relate to cardiovascular disease? (4pts)
C-reactive protein (CRP) is a protein that can be measured in your blood.