The FH Foundation is a patient-centered non-profit dedicated to research, advocacy, and education of all forms of familial hypercholesterolemia

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Avery’s Fight

Avery Watts was diagnosed with the rare disease Homozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia at the age of 6. After her diagnosis, Avery’s life became much more complicated. Luckily, she’s a very strong little girl. Through this project, she hopes to encourage others, especially those with Rare Diseases, … Read More

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New Access Health Segment on Familial Hypercholesterolemia

Access Health from Lifetime Television brings awareness to the common genetic disorder, familial hypercholesterolemia (FH), by airing the episode: “FAMILIAL HYPERCHOLESTEROLEMIA – A DANGEROUS INHERITANCE”

Not only does this segment address the signs and symptoms of FH, it also includes a interview … Read More

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Study Proves PCSK9 Inhibitors Significantly Cuts the Incidence of Heart Attack 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