We are pleased to announce that Stacey Lane, JD, is the newly elected Chairwoman of the Board of the FH Foundation. Ms. Lane has contributed greatly to the growth of the FH Foundation, serving as a board member for the past six years and Vice Chair for the last four years. A graduate of the University … Read More
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We are excited to announce this new collaboration with Geisinger! We have enclosed the press release below and look forward to updating you on our progress.
Researchers at Geisinger have received $2.8 million from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute of the National Institutes of Health to … Read More
Individuals with familial hypercholesterolemia (FH) were able to lower their cholesterol under FH specialty care, but many are still not meeting LDL-cholesterol targets, according to the FH Foundation’s CASCADE FH® Registry. In new research published in the October issue of Atherosclerosis, 52 … Read More
Researchers at the Mayo Clinic wanted to know if Twitter could help build awareness of familial hypercholesterolemia (FH). The answer was an emphatic yes. In their article published in leading cardiovascular journal, Circulation: Genomic and Precision Medicine, the team compared activity on social … Read More
New research from the FH Foundation highlights that individuals at high risk for cardiovascular events, including those with familial hypercholesterolemia (FH) or atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD), experienced more heart attacks, strokes and other cardiovascular events when they were … Read More
We are excited to see much more coverage of familial hypercholesterolemia (FH) in the news and social media. Recently, Grey Genetics featured Fran Emmolo Gamella on their podcast Patient Stories. Fran shared how she only understood her diagnosis of FH after a heart attack at 31. Unfortunately, it’s … Read More
On May 7, 2019 FH Advocate, April Donelson, chose to spend her birthday on Capitol Hill, advocating to make familial hypercholesterolemia (FH) a public health priority with Florida and Texas Congressional leaders. April shared “Ryan’s story” to make sure everyone understands the importance … Read More
(BPT) One in four deaths in the U.S. is caused by heart disease. More than 610,000 people die of heart disease in the U.S. every year, making it the leading cause of death for both men and women, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. It’s no surprise heart health … Read More
In honor of National Spaghetti Day, we bring you this recipe for garlic meatballs! Perfect for topping vegetable pasta, or even forming into a meat loaf. Additional recipes can be found in our FH Family Cookbook: a collection of heart-healthy recipes from the familial hypercholesterolemia (FH) community. Order yours … Read More
The December issue of O Magazine (Oprah Magazine) highlights familial hypercholesterolemia (FH) and genetic testing! However, not all genetic testing is the same.
The feature 10 Factors You Should Consider Before Taking an at-Home DNA Test includes two quotes from Dr. Dan Rader, the FH Foundation’s … Read More