Heart disease was a common thread in her family, but Brenda Keene was not going to give up after being diagnosed with coronary disease.
Born with homozygous familial hypercholesterolemia, Christian Jacobs has managed to beat the odds. Christian uses his experience to inspire others as an FH Foundation Advocate.
Gerry Yumul didn't ignore the signs and symptoms of a heart problem. Instead, he worked with his care team to undergo the recommended and life-saving tests and procedures he needed.
Triathlete Lisa Cox was on a routine run with friends when she went into sudden cardiac arrest. As a survivor, she now stresses the importance of knowing your family history and prevention.
Ten percent of patients are inappropriately prescribed daily aspirin to prevent heart disease, finds study.