(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
Katherine Wilemon, Founder and CEO, Cat Davis Ahmed, Vice President of Policy and Outreach, and several FH Foundation board members participated in a workshop convened by the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI) in November 2018. The goal of the workshop was to develop a multidisciplinary … Read More
Cholesterol is naturally produced by your body and is essential to its function throughout your everyday life. However, excessively high levels of cholesterol—in particular, LDL cholesterol— are bad and can lead to serious health problems such as clogged arteries, heart disease, and stroke.
What … Read More