Familial Hypercholesterolemia can have devastating consequences – stealing people away from the people who love them. Today, we are honored to share this story from community member April Irene Donelson. April lost her fiancée to a sudden heart attack just months before they were to be married. … Read More
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The FH Foundation welcomes Sanofi and Regeneron’s announcement today to lower the list price of its LDL cholesterol lowering treatment, the PCSK9 inhibitor Praluent, to $5,850 annually. This brings the list price of Praluent in line with Amgen’s PCSK9 inhibitor, Repatha, which was lowered … Read More
The FH Foundation went to Capitol Hill on January 28-29 to raise awareness of Familial Hypercholesterolemia among our nation’s elected officials, and advocate for Federal funding for FH research.
Our 2019 class of 25 new volunteer FH Advocates for Awareness held 36 meetings with Congressional Offices … Read More
(BPT) One in four deaths in the U.S. is caused by heart disease. More than 610,000 people die of heart disease in the U.S. every year, making it the leading cause of death for both men and women, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. It’s no surprise heart health … Read More
FH Foundation Driving Global Policy Collaborations with the World Heart Federation and International FH Community
In December 2018, three FH Foundation team members — Katherine Wilemon, founder and CEO, Dr. Sam Gidding, chief medical officer, and Jasmine Patel, community relations manager — … Read More
Today, Casey Walsh, FH Advocate for Awareness, shares her insights on the new year, birthdays, and what each year additional year living with familial hypercholesterolemia (FH) means to her.
Here we all are, welcoming yet another new year. My social media feed is filled with all sorts of wishes … Read More
In honor of National Spaghetti Day, we bring you this recipe for garlic meatballs! Perfect for topping vegetable pasta, or even forming into a meat loaf. Additional recipes can be found in our FH Family Cookbook: a collection of heart-healthy recipes from the familial hypercholesterolemia (FH) community. Order yours … Read More
The December issue of O Magazine (Oprah Magazine) highlights familial hypercholesterolemia (FH) and genetic testing! However, not all genetic testing is the same.
The feature 10 Factors You Should Consider Before Taking an at-Home DNA Test includes two quotes from Dr. Dan Rader, the FH Foundation’s … Read More
Blog Post from My Journey with Familial Hypercholesterolemia and Heart Disease
I follow a number of forums and pages dedicated to FH and heart disease. Let me just say first that I am grateful that they exist. Back when I started this blog, there was no information out there about our disease and … Read More
Looking for a low-fat easy recipe for a meatless Monday? This recipe for “Green Bean and Mushroom Pie” is delicious. It can also be made to be gluten free with a tip below! Additional recipes can be found in our FH Family Cookbook: a collection of heart-healthy recipes from the familial … Read More