The FH Foundation is a true partnership of individuals and families impacted by FH, and the healthcare professionals who diagnose and treat FH. Together, we are raising awareness of FH, driving improved diagnosis, making sure individuals know their treatment options and opportunities for clinical … Read More
Living Well with FH
Florida State Governor and Miami Dade County Issued Proclamations in Recognition of September 24 as FH Awareness Day
MIAMI (September 26, 2019) – More than 100 VIPS gathered to acknowledge Familial hypercholesterolemia (FH) day on September 24th at the St. Regis Bal Harbour Resort for a panel … Read More
Many people with familial hypercholesterolemia (FH), who have the opportunity to take medications that dramatically lower cholesterol, often ask me about the old standby of cholesterol management, a healthy diet. Yes, you need a heart healthy diet. For FH, this means a diet low in saturated fat … Read More
Living well with FHStories and insights from people living with Familial Hypercholesterolemia (FH)Inaugural Blog Postby BradSo, you’ve just found out you have FH.
You’ve been lucky enough to be diagnosed correctly (and you may not exactly feel lucky, but trust me, I’ll elaborate on that in a … Read More
Familial Hypercholesterolemia (FH) is a genetic disorder and therefore isn’t something you can prevent, but it is a condition you can manage. Eating the right foods to lower cholesterol, exercising regularly, not smoking, controlling your weight and getting medical treatment can help you limit the … 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