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.
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.
Heart disease was a common thread in her family, but Brenda Keene was not going to give up after being diagnosed with coronary disease.
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.
Family members and friends help Allison Jamison stay motivated to eat right, exercise and keep her medical appointments. She was born with homozygous familial hypercholesterolemia and a heart defect.