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Heart Disease and Family Screening

FH Foundation Advocate Brandon Wilson shares his story

Genetics, Heart Disease, and the Game of Life

Genetics, Heart Disease, and the Game of Life

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Everyone gets dealt their own hand of cards in the game of life. I inherited two different genetic disorders that each lead to atherosclerosis; a mutation that causes high Lipoprotein(a) and a mutation that causes high LDL Cholesterol (LDL-C) levels. This means that that from birth, high levels of … Read More →

#KnowFH for FH Awareness Day

September 24th is FH Awareness Day

Casey Walsh article in Circulation

Founder Effect - Franco American

Franco Americans, Familial Hypercholesterolemia and the Founder Effect

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Large-scale research and genetic studies concur that familial hypercholesterolemia (FH) is a common genetic condition that impacts all races and ethnicities. In fact, it is estimated that 1 in 250 individuals worldwide have FH. That means, each of us reading this Family Heart Foundation blog probably … Read More →

ICER Virtual Public Meeting

ICER Report on Treatments for High Cholesterol – Family Heart Foundation to Comment at Public Meeting February 5

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The Institute for Clinical and Economic Review (ICER) – an organization that produces reports that analyze the cost effectiveness of drugs and other medical services – has highlighted the improved cost-effectiveness of high cholesterol treatments inclisiran and bempedoic acid in patients who have … Read More →

Alliance for Million Hearts Campaign

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