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RADAR - RAre Disease AwaReness

The resources provided for this campaign are available to help you identify the rare lipid disorders that do exist, to help you better understand treatment opportunities and options, and the need to manage your cardiovascular health. Healthcare professionals can also find resources available that will assist in communicating vital information to patients.

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Familial Hypercholesterolemia (FH)

is a genetic disorder characterized by high cholesterol levels, specifically very high levels of low-density lipoprotein (LDL, "bad cholesterol"), in the blood and heart attacks and stroke can occur at a younger than usual age.

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Familial Chylomicronemia Syndrome (FCS)

is a very rare hereditary condition in which individuals lack properly functioning lipoprotein lipase (LPL), an enzyme that clears triglycerides from plasma.

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