You may have heard about Lipoprotein (a), Lp(a) or often referred to as “Lp little a.” Lp(a) is an independent risk factor for cardiovascular disease.The level of Lp(a) found in a person’s blood is entirely genetically predetermined. This means that unlike other cardiac risk factors, Lp(a) can’t … Read More
family heart disease
(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
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