• Comprehensive Care for Cholesterol Disorders

    The Heart Institute offers one of the nation’s only dedicated pediatric lipid clinics. We see more than 700 patients with dyslipidemia every year.

    As part of our comprehensive program your child will receive: 

    • Diagnosis and treatment of disorders of cholesterol
    • Screening for co-existing hypertension, risk for diabetes and lifestyle- or obesity-related target organ damage
    • Nutritional education to teach families how to reduce dietary fat and cholesterol
    • Three-day diet recall for computerized evaluation of dietary composition

    Additional Information

    Contact the Lipid Clinic

    If you have questions or would like more information about the Lipid Clinic, call us at 513-636-0135, or email lipid_htn@cchmc.org.

  • Heart Encyclopedia

    The Heart Institute team at Cincinnati Children's developed the Heart Institute Encyclopedia to provide easily accessible information on cardiac diseases, defects, disorders, and problems that may affect a child's heart.

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  • Patients and Families

    Learn about the Heart Institute's support groups, read patient stories and get other information specifically for patients and their families.

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