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Cholesterol in the Family

Article from the Summer 2016 Issue of Heart Insight by Jon Caswell
It seems to Bill Linsman of Los Angeles that he always had heart issues, but then so did his father. Bill had his first heart attack at age 38, then bypass surgery at 50. He had another heart attack in 2008, at 63, as stents were being put into his … Read More

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Familial hypercholesterolemia: A genetic disease in need of early testing

Written by Jennifer Huber on April 26, 2016 in Stanford Medicine’s Scope Blog

New research shows that familial hypercholesterolemia — a genetic condition that leads to high LDL cholesterol — is commonly diagnosed late and patients often don’t get adequate treatment. FH can cause aggressive and premature … Read More

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Response to Matt Perrone‘s April 20th Associated Press Piece on PCSK9 Inhibitors

Posted on April 25, 2016 in preventivecardiologyinc.com
By Seth J. Baum MD

I was fortunate to have the opportunity to speak at length with Matt Perrone prior to his submitting an April 20th article on the PSCK9 inhibitors’ unexpectedly low uptake in the medical community. His piece was excellent; yet it failed … Read More

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Running 4 Rare!

Kyriakos Economides

Kyriakos Economides is doing something extraordinary on Monday, April 18. He is running the Boston Marathon in honor of Christian and Max, and others who are living with Homozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia (HoFH) as well as all those living with rare diseases. HoFH is the rare and most severe … Read More

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FH Grand Rounds: Montefiore University Hospital and Einstein College of Medicine in New York City

Familial Hypercholesterolemia was the topic of Department of Medicine Grand Rounds on March 3 at both Montefiore and Einstein in New York City. Dr. James Underberg, Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at NYU School of Medicine and NYU Center for Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease, Director of Bellevue Hospital … Read More