The FH Foundation is a patient-centered, research and advocacy organization dedicated to improving early diagnosis and encouraging proactive care of familial hypercholesterolemia

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  1. HEART iN DIABETES

    HEART iN DIABETES

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    Jul
    13
  2. 2018 American Society for Preventive Cardiology (ASPC)

    2018 American Society for Preventive Cardiology (ASPC)

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    Jul
    27
  3. 2018 National Lipid Association (NLA) Fall Update

    2018 National Lipid Association (NLA) Fall Update

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    21
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Changing A Family History of Heart Disease, One Day at a Time
19 June, 2018 Comments

By Ray Shipman

My story starts back when I was 14 years old. My 34-year old mother had her cholesterol tested during a physical. When the lipid panel came back, it showed that her cholesterol was over 500. The doctors notified her that her children should be tested. My cholesterol level came back high as well, at … VIEW ARTICLE

Don’t Leave it to the Coroner
4 June, 2018 Comments

This week I heard about a young family who lost their husband and father, suddenly and right in front of their eyes. He had a massive heart attack and was gone. Sadly, working for the FH Foundation, I have heard this story too many times. It’s especially heartbreaking because we know that when heart disease is caused … VIEW ARTICLE

Results of FH Foundation Survey on Clinical Trials and Gene Therapy
22 May, 2018 Comments

Clinical trials are research studies designed to test whether a medical intervention, treatment, or device is safe and effective. The success of clinical trials and the potential availability of new treatments for FH depend on the participation of individuals with familial hypercholesterolemia (FH), including HoFH, … VIEW ARTICLE