Past Webinars

COVID-19 Webinar - New Updates: What you need to know
April 15, 2020

COVID-19 – New Updates: What you need to know

Join us for an FH Community Webinar with updates on what you need to know about COVID-19, FH, Lp(a), and Cardiac Risks. Hear from our Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Mary McGowan, and share your own questions and concerns. Click here to view slide presentation.

Virtual FH Community Call – FH & COVID-19: What you need to know
March 25, 2020

Virtual FH Community Gathering – COVID-19 and FH: What you need to know

Hosted by the FH Foundation, this webinar features an FH Community Discussion with Dr. Mary McGowan, Chief Medical Officer, and Katherine Wilemon, Founder and CEO. Hear from the FH Foundation and the FH Community as they share their questions, concerns, and coping strategies with us and others living with FH. Click here to view slide presentation.

February 29, 2020

HoFH Treatments

Dr. Mary McGowan, Chief Medical Officer of the FH Foundation, will provide an overview of hypercholesterolemia (FH) and homozygous FH (HoFH). She will also discuss new treatments on the horizon.

December 4, 2018

How you can contribute to Familial Hypercholesterolemia Research

This webinar will help you understand what a patient registry is and the impact this research can have. Joining us will be the Cystic Fibrosis (CF) Foundation to share their experience with their registry and how it has changed the landscape for patients affected by CF. We will also share what the FH Foundation is learning from the national CASCADE FH® Registry and what you can do to contribute to the scientific understanding and improvement in care for Familial Hypercholesterolemia.

November 7, 2017

Pregnancy and FH

Women with FH face many treatment decisions and care options when planning for pregnancy. Hear from our expert, Dr. Gina Lundberg, Clinical Director of the Emory Women’s Heart Center, on considerations surrounding pregnancy, including treatment options, cholesterol questions, and pre- and post-natal care.

July 29, 2017

Insurance 101

The FH Foundation® and the Patient Advocate Foundation have teamed up to help ensure you know what to do to access the care you need for Familial Hypercholesterolemia. This webinar will help you understand your insurance plan choices, where you might be able to save, how different FH treatments are covered by insurance, and what to do if you are denied approval for FH treatment by your insurance plan.
As reference, click for our Navigating Insurance Guide.

February 22, 2017

Living with Homozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia

What is it like living with a rare disease?
Join four individuals as they share their perspectives on living with HoFH – the rare and most severe form of familial hypercholesterolemia.

February 6, 2017

Heart disease in the family

Join a father and daughter who are affected by inherited heart disease as they talk with Dr. Underberg about how familial hypercholesterolemia (FH) has impacted their family over generations.

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December 1, 2016

FH Treatments: What’s in Development?

This is Part 2 of a two part webinar on FH Treatments. There are more treatments in the pipeline for Familial Hypercholesterolemia. Dr. Dan Rader will help us understand the drugs that are currently in clinical trials and how they work.

December 1, 2016

Understanding FH Treatments

This is Part 1 of a two part webinar on FH Treatments. There are several treatments available to help individuals with FH manage their LDL cholesterol with the goal to lower the risk of heart disease. FH expert, Dr. Dan Rader, will help us understand these treatment options, how they work, who they are FDA approved for, and what kind of results we might expect.

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August 24, 2016

Homozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia

Learn about current developments in the understanding of HoFH and what is on the horizon for HoFH treatment from world renowned FH expert and the Chief Scientific Advisor to the FH Foundation, Dr. Dan Rader.

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February 23, 2016

Familial Hypercholesterolemia & Heart Disease

Is your family affected by FH? Join our FH & Heart Disease webinar with Dr. Michael Shapiro to learn how familial hypercholesterolemia can lead to early heart disease and heart attacks. Tuesday, Feb 23 @ 5:00 PM PST

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December 9, 2014

The Genetics of FH

Amy Sturm, MS, LGC, presents “The Genetics of FH” for FH Foundation Advocates for Awareness and Members. Don’t miss this exciting opportunity to learn more about FH and ask questions about how FH can affect your family.