A Global Call to Action for FH

A Global Call to Action – Reducing the Clinical and Public Health Burden of Familial Hypercholesterolemia

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Healthcare systems around the world have failed to rescue individuals born with Familial Hypercholesterolemia (FH), even though we have had life-saving therapies for the last 34 years. Without the societal commitment to screen, diagnose, and manage FH, the opportunity to prevent heart disease and … Read More →


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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 →


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Global Call To Action on Familial Hypercholesterolemia Aims to Improve Diagnosis and Treatment Worldwide

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Family Heart Foundation, World Heart Federation, and International Coalition Collaborate to Tackle the Global Burden of Familial Hypercholesterolemia
the Family Heart Foundation and the World Heart Federation announced today a Global Call to Action on familial hypercholesterolemia (FH), a vastly under-recognized … Read More →