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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Upcoming Events

  1. 2018 Advocates for Awareness Training

    2018 Advocates for Awareness Training

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    Jan
    26,
  2. National Wear Red Day

    National Wear Red Day

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    Feb
    2,
  3. Rare Disease Day

    Rare Disease Day

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    Feb
    28,
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FDA Approves Evolocumab to Prevent Heart Attack and Stroke
4 December, 2017 Comments

On December 1, the FDA approved evolocumab (Repatha, Amgen) for the prevention of heart attack, stroke, and coronary revascularization in adults with established cardiovascular disease (CVD), as well as for the treatment of adults with primary hyperlipidemia to decrease LDL-C. This is in addition to the original approval … VIEW ARTICLE

FH Community in Action
30 November, 2017 Comments

The FH Community in Action is made up of individuals with FH and the medical professionals who treat them. Through the FH Foundation, we work together to raise awareness, support our members, drive research, and advocate for improved diagnosis and care.

Join us to help drive the change you want to see for families … VIEW ARTICLE

Embarking on a new cycling program – Dr. Massimo Testa, BMC Pro Team
27 October, 2017 Comments

For a successful treatment of elevated cholesterol, it is important to maintain a healthy diet in combination with the right medications as well as a good exercise program.

For this to be successful, some attention should be put in selecting the right modality of exercise, and how to make it fun, sustainable, and … VIEW ARTICLE