What to Expect from a Lipid Specialist

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Lipid specialists have expertise in the treatment of lipid (cholesterol) disorders, which are caused by blood cholesterol levels that are too high or too low. Familial hypercholesterolemia (FH) is an example of a condition in which cholesterol levels are too high. Those who have FH are genetically predisposed … Read More →


February 28 is “Rare Disease Day” – FH is a Rare Disease That’s Just Not That Rare

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Familial Hypercholesterolemia (FH) is a genetic disorder of LDL cholesterol handling which can lead to heart attack and stroke at very young ages. You may be shocked to learn that afflicted children as young as four years old have required bypass surgery or even perished from heart attacks. More surprising … Read More →



Detecting Early Symptoms of Heart Disease in Women


FH 2013 Summit

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The first annual FH Summit “Awareness to Action” was held in Annapolis, Maryland on Sept 18th and 19th 2013.
In addition to government agencies, representatives from healthcare organizations, and industry, the Summit brought together academic experts on FH from across the US, Canada, South … Read More →