What to do when you’re newly diagnosed with Familial Hypercholesterolemia or High Lipoprotein(a)
There are a lot of emotions and questions to sort through but know this – you are not alone. The Family Heart Foundation is here with the tools and resources you need to treat and manage your condition.
The good news is that we are living in an extraordinary time of research and understanding of FH and high Lp(a). There are more treatments available now than ever before, and more are on the way. There is hope as we all strive for the same goal: More families. More hearts.
Tips for the Newly Diagnosed
Know Your Treatment Options
Lower Your Risk Factors
Just because your condition is genetic doesn’t mean there aren’t other changes you can make to your diet and lifestyle to decrease your risk of heart disease in the future.