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Q&A: Can I get dialysis for my high cholesterol?

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Q: I've heard I can have my high cholesterol filtered out of my blood, just like kidney dialysis. Is that true? -- Jamie C., Chicago A: Yes and no. There's a treatment called LDL apheresis that's designed for people who can't lower their abnormally high levels of "lousy" LDL cholesterol with lifestyle changes and medications. LDL apheresis filters out the lousy cholesterol from your blood, and...

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