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Why are FH patients paying a higher price for PCSK9 inhibitor treatment when a lower price is available, and what can we do about it?

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Affordable prescription drugs are necessary so individuals can benefit from advances in medicine to treat conditions such as familial hypercholesterolemia. Medical research and innovation make it possible to actually prevent or delay heart disease in people born with FH. All it takes is early diagnosis … Read More


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New 2018 Guideline on the Management of Blood Cholesterol from the American College of Cardiology / American Heart Association Task Force on Clinical Practice Guidelines

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What does it mean for FH?
The American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association published a new guideline for the management of cholesterol in November 2018. The guideline was developed by a distinguished group of experts and endorsed by 10 other respected professional organizations. … Read More


Don’t Leave it to the Coroner

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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 … Read More