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Triglyceride Awareness

Help the Foundation of the NLA, in collaboration with the American Pharmacists Association and other organizations, improve triglyceride education by taking our short survey.

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Familial Hypercholesterolemia (FH)

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)

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