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Study Proves PCSK9 Inhibitors Significantly Cuts the Incidence of Heart Attack and Death in Hard to Treat Patients

St. Patrick’s Day will never be the same for me or for the over 1.3 million Americans who suffer from familial hypercholesterolemia (FH), a genetic condition causing soaring LDL cholesterol levels unrelated to diet or lifestyle. The reason is that today, March 17th, incontrovertible evidence was presented at the American … Read More

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New Collaboration Improves Access to Treatment for Familial Hypercholesteremia (FH) Patients Most at Risk for Early Heart Attacks and Death

In collaboration with The FH Foundation, Express Scripts expands access to PCSK9 inhibitors for those with FH.

PASADENA, Calif., March 15, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The FH Foundation, a patient-centered non-profit dedicated to research, advocacy, and education of all forms of familial hypercholesterolemia … Read More

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Clinical Trials

Understanding Clinical Trials

Therapies are developed by researchers at academic and government research institutions, and pharmaceutical companies. First, they are tested in animals to understand safety risks (those are called Pre-Clinical Trials). The next step is to study the therapies in people to be sure … Read More

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40 Years and Counting – My Life with HoFH

If you were to check out my Facebook page, I probably look like a pretty typical 41-year-old woman. I married my high school sweetheart, and in July we will celebrate 20 years of marriage. I have two beautiful children, one boy and one girl, between whose activities I am constantly shuttling back and forth. I have … Read More

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One Second

One Second.

It’s true what they say. It only takes one second for your entire life to change. Everything is different. Uncertainty is the new normal. The day our six-year-old daughter was diagnosed with Homozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia, a rare disease that can lead to heart disease, even in childhood, … Read More