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Ryan’s Story

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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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Five surprising heart disease facts

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(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 Advocate for Awareness Casey Walsh

Reflecting on a New Year

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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


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