By Kari Roundy
I first met my FH Specialist, Dr. Seth Baum, in Jan 2016, at the urging of my primary care doctor. I’m so glad I did.
Earlier in my life, I had not taken my cholesterol levels seriously. I believed I could manage my high LDL cholesterol with diet alone and I avoided taking medication. I wish … VIEW ARTICLE
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
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