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Children and Cholesterol

Michelle and Jason Watts take their 7 year old daughter, Avery, to Nemours Children’s hospital every two weeks. Why? Because Avery’s LDL cholesterol was over 800.

Avery is living with the most severe form of familial hypercholesterolemia, HoFH. Familial Hypercholesterolemia causes premature heart disease. … Read More

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The FH Foundation at Capitol Hill Today!

Today we had over 20 meetings with senators and representatives from around the country to raise awareness of familial hypercholesterolemia (FH).
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2016 FH Advocate for Awareness Training – Arlington, VA

The FH Foundation Advocates for Awareness Training will be held June 10-12 in Arlington, VA. The Advocates for Awareness program is part of an FH educational campaign that focuses on community outreach and strives to raise awareness of this vastly under-diagnosed and untreated disease. Advocates are individuals with … Read More

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Colesterol muito alto: será que é coisa de família?

A americana Katherine Wilemon esteve no Brasil na última semana para participar do Congresso da Sociedade de Cardiologia do Estado de São Paulo (Socesp). No evento, ela contou para uma plateia de cardiologistas a sua experiência com a hipercolesterolemia familiar (HF), doença de ordem genética que leva o LDL, o … Read More

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The FH Foundation in Mexico

The FH Foundation’s Chief Medical Advisor, Josh Knowles, is back from a trip to Mexico for the FH Registries and Cascade Screening Program Workshop. Key FH registry leaders from Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Columbia, Spain, and the United States discussed the role patient registries and screening programs have … Read More