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A DBA of Susquehanna Community

Health and Dental Clinic, Inc.

570-567-5400

Hours of Operation

HEALTH CENTER

DENTAL CENTER

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8:00 AM - 7:00 PM

8:00 AM - 7:00 PM

8:00 AM - 7:00 PM

8:00 AM - 7:00 PM

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

CLOSED

7:30 AM - 6:00 PM

7:30 AM - 6:00 PM

7:45 AM - 6:00 PM

7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

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"Our mission is to extend God's healing by providing inclusive, quality primary medical and dental care to all those who need it."

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Cholesterol Education

Cholesterol

Have a Health Related Question?

Send a confidential message to our professional healthcare staff.  We will look into your question and reply with an answer.

If this is an Emergency, please

DIAL:  911

What is cholesterol?

A fat like substance in your blood. Too much cholesterol can increase your risk for heart attack or stroke. 

 

What causes high cholesterol?

  • Being overweight

  • Age

  • Being inactive

  • Family History

  • Poor diet

 

How is it treated?

A heart healthy diet.  Eat a diet that focuses on fruits, vegetables, whole grains, low fat dairy products, poultry, fish and nuts. Limit red meat, sugar foods, and sugar sweetened beverages. Consume healthy fats like those found in olive oil, avocados, and walnuts.

  • Weight loss

  • Regular exercise

  • Stop smoking

  • Medication