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fh foundationFH Awareness Day Is on September 24 – Help Spread Awareness Familial Hypercholesterolemia

This year, Familial Hypercholesterolemia (FH) Awareness Day is on September 23, 2015. It was initiated by The FH Foundation as part of their mission to … Continue reading

National Cholesterol Education MonthNational Cholesterol Education Month

September is National Cholesterol Education Month, and this year the National Lipid Association (NLA) and the Foundation of the NLA teamed up to educate … Continue reading

logoNLA Nutrition Workgroup Comments on the Dietary Cholesterol News Reports

Recently, the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee has re-evaluated its longstanding guidance about the avoidance of high-cholesterol foods, and has compiled a draft report that … Continue reading

logo_cholesterolcountsThe FNLA is partnering with other organizations, Regeneron and Sanofi in Cholesterol Counts Awareness Campaign

Cholesterol Counts is an awareness program that will capture the levels of cholesterol and cholesterol knowledge across the country. By taking the brief Cholesterol … Continue reading

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Listen to Lipid Luminations host Dr. Alan Brown interview Dr. Daniel J. Rader on ReachMD. What is HoFH: Detection and Management of the Homozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia (HoFH) Patient, now available online.

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100 Questions & Answers About Managing Your Cholesterol

More than 100 million adults in the U.S. have high cholesterol. Whether you are a newly diagnosed patient or a loved one of someone with this condition, 100 Questions & Answers About Managing Your Cholesterol offers essential information. This easy-to-read guide provides authoritative, practical answers to the most common questions asked by patients. The book is available on amazon.com, barnesandnoble.com and go.jblearning.com/cholesterol. It is a great resource for patients and families.

FH Foundation Patient Registry

FH Foundation

The FH Foundation announced the launch of its new familial hypercholesterolemia (FH) patient registry at its recent FH Summit in Annapolis, MD on September 19, 2013. The patient registry is now available for FH patients to register through a patient portal; health care professionals can also register patients through a special health care portal. For more information or to refer an FH patient to the registry, go to TheFHFoundation.org/registry. To download a tear sheet that will assist you in signing up for the FH patient registry, go here.