Casey Walsh article in Circulation

Founder Effect - Franco American

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 →


Lp(a) 101 Webinar

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Lipoprotein(a), or Lp(a),  is an important genetic risk factor for heart attacks and strokes. Many are unaware of what Lp(a) is or know that they should request for it to be tested. the Family Heart Foundation is hosting a Lp(a) 101 webinar featuring Dr Mary McGowan, Chief Medical Officer … Read More →


Women and FH

Early Signs of Heart Disease

News Alert - FDA Approves Evinacumab

ICER Virtual Public Meeting

ICER Report on Treatments for High Cholesterol – Family Heart Foundation to Comment at Public Meeting February 5

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The Institute for Clinical and Economic Review (ICER) – an organization that produces reports that analyze the cost effectiveness of drugs and other medical services – has highlighted the improved cost-effectiveness of high cholesterol treatments inclisiran and bempedoic acid in patients who have … Read More →


Alliance for Million Hearts Campaign

Nutrition Guidelines

FDA Listening Session on HoFH