The FH Foundation is pleased to report that the first-ever FH Advocacy Group in Iraq was launched on May 22, 2020. Ms. Fatima Lahmood, a strong FH warrior living with Familial Hypercholesterolemia (FH) and a pharmacy student, has taken on the leadership role as patient representative, working with … Read More
Increasing screening for familial hypercholesterolemia is critical for finding the 85% of individuals who are not diagnosed today. The FH Foundation leads critical research to uncover some of the barriers for cascade screening, also known as family screening, and genetic testing in the United States.
Recently, … Read More
COVID-19 continues to dominate the news. As I write this blog the United States is reporting 793,919 confirmed cases and 42,474 deaths – the numbers change daily. Lots of data is emerging from China, Italy, and the hardest hit places in the United States such as New York City. While this is a … Read More
As the days go by we are learning more about the cardiac complications related to infection with COVID-19. One concern that has emerged is the potential increased cardiac risk for people with elevated Lipoprotein(a) levels, or Lp(a) for short. As you likely know, people with familial hypercholesterolemia … Read More
The world has shifted dramatically in the last few weeks to respond to coronavirus (COVID-19). We are working, home schooling, and keeping our families “safe at home.”
The mission of the FH Foundation – to save lives across generations – remains the same. Our work in familial hypercholesterolemia … Read More
As coronavirus virus disease 2019 (COVID-19) continues to spread in the United States and worldwide, the FH Foundation has received several questions related to the risk posed by COVID 19 for people with familial hypercholesterolemia (FH) and potential concerns about FH treatments at this time.
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We find ourselves in one of the most challenging situations in world history. It is crucial for all of us to follow the guidance on handling the coronavirus (COVID-19) provided by the CDC, which is updated daily. This said, it is important for our FH community to be aware of … Read More
We are pleased to announce that Dr. Mary McGowan has joined the FH Foundation Team as Chief Medical Officer, effective January 2, 2020. This is Dr. McGowan’s second role with the organization. She was a founding FH Foundation board member and our first Chief Medical Officer in 2011 back when every … Read More
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
On January 28, 2020, the FH Foundation and some of our amazing community members and leaders, who are FH Advocates for Awareness, will go to Capitol Hill to ask our elected representatives for their continued support in prioritizing familial hypercholesterolemia (FH) as a public health concern and … Read More