The FH Foundation is pleased to report that the first-ever FH Advocacy Group in Iraq was launched on May 22, 2020. Ms. Fatima Lahmood, a strong FH warrior living with Familial Hypercholesterolemia (FH) and a pharmacy student, has taken on the leadership role as patient representative, working with … Read More
FH News & Blog
Increasing screening for familial hypercholesterolemia is critical for finding the 85% of individuals who are not diagnosed today. The FH Foundation leads critical research to uncover some of the barriers for cascade screening, also known as family screening, and genetic testing in the United States.
Recently, … Read More
COVID-19 continues to dominate the news. As I write this blog the United States is reporting 793,919 confirmed cases and 42,474 deaths – the numbers change daily. Lots of data is emerging from China, Italy, and the hardest hit places in the United States such as New York City. While this is a … Read More
As the days go by we are learning more about the cardiac complications related to infection with COVID-19. One concern that has emerged is the potential increased cardiac risk for people with elevated Lipoprotein(a) levels, or Lp(a) for short. As you likely know, people with familial hypercholesterolemia … Read More
As coronavirus virus disease 2019 (COVID-19) continues to spread in the United States and worldwide, the FH Foundation has received several questions related to the risk posed by COVID 19 for people with familial hypercholesterolemia (FH) and potential concerns about FH treatments at this time.
People … Read More
When the FH Foundation asked me to write Avery’s story for Rare Disease Day, I felt an immense amount of pressure to get it just “right.” It’s such an important story and I know with this fast-paced world, getting people to stop scrolling and read past the title would be difficult. What does … Read More
Join us at the 2020 FH Global Summit
There is only one conference entirely devoted to the care and treatment of familial hypercholesterolemia (FH) – the FH Global Summit. Each year, this invitation only event brings together unique voices to inspire and advent change.
One single track ensures … Read More
Blog Post from My Journey with Familial Hypercholesterolemia and Heart Disease
How in the blue blazes has it come to be December already?? I cannot believe that my last blog was in July! We were eating peaches and getting our skin scorched in the sun and now, we’re watching the Christmas tree … Read More
We are excited to announce this new collaboration with Geisinger! We have enclosed the press release below and look forward to updating you on our progress.
Researchers at Geisinger have received $2.8 million from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute of the National Institutes of Health to … Read More
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