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Familial Hypercholesterolemia

NSGC Conference

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Genetic Counselor Amy Sturm, spoke on Familial Hypercholesterolemia at the NSGC (National Society of Genetic Counselors) annual education conference in Anaheim, CA last week.  Approximately 1,800 genetic counselors and other members of NSGC attended the conference, and many were excited about how … Read More


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The World Congress on Insulin Resistance, Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease (WCIRDC) is hosting its 11th annual event on November 7th in Los Angeles. The FH Foundation will attend the global meeting dedicated to obesity, diabetes, and metabolism.

ACC Think Tank


Josh Knowles, CMO of the FH Foundation, and Katherine Wilemon, President of the FH Foundation, participated in the ACC LDL-C: Address the Risk Think Tank October 10th in Washington DC.  The goal of the LDL-C: Address the Risk Think Tank was to bring together representatives from medical specialty societies … Read More

NLA – Are you the one?

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FH patients have mutations in their genes that limit the body’s ability to remove cholesterol, thereby increasing the amount of cholesterol in their bloodstream. Abnormally high levels of cholesterol in the bloodstream can lead to serious and potentially fatal problems with the heart and blood vessels, … Read More

FH Awareness Day Tweet-a-Thon

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The FH Foundation (FHF) hosted their first-ever, Tweet-a-Thon on Tuesday, September 24th, 2013 for FH Awareness Day. Participants in the questions and answer Twitter stream, included Dr. Seth Baum from Preventive Cardiology Inc., FH Foundation President/Founder, Katherine Wilemon, FHF Board Member, Christian … Read More