165 results found for familial hypercholesterolemia

Increasing Awareness for Familial Hypercholesterolemia

Familial hypercholesterolemia (FH) is a genetic disorder causing high cholesterol which affects as many ... cholesterol levels, a physical examination and a review of family medical history.

Study Supports Statin Use in Children with Familial Hypercholesterolemia

Familial hypercholesterolemia (FH) is a common genetic disorder that causes abnormally high cholesterol ... cholesterol levels, a physical examination and a review of family medical history.

Despite Statins, Familial Hypercholesterolemia Doubles Risk for Second Heart Attack

Familial hypercholesterolemia is a common genetic disorder that causes dangerously high levels of LDL or ... cholesterol levels, a physical examination and a review of family medical history.

Study Highlights Gaps in Screening and Treatment of Familial Hypercholesterolemia

Familial hypercholesterolemia, often referred to as FH, is a genetic disorder that causes extremely high ... cholesterol levels, a physical examination and a review of family medical history.

New Tool Helps Predict Heart Risks in Patients with Familial Hypercholesterolemia

... cardiovascular risk in patients with familial hypercholesterolemia—a genetic condition that causes ... cholesterol levels, a physical examination and a review of family medical history.

Clinical Trial Finder

High Cholesterol ... An Efficacy and Safety Study of Alirocumab in Children and Adolescents With Homozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia Condition: Hypercholesterolemia Interventions: Drug: ...

Familial Lipid Disorders

Familial Lipid Disorders Topic Overview ... A familial lipid disorder is a condition that runs in families. ... Heterozygous familial hypercholesterolemia

Cholesterol Disorder Overlooked in Many Young Heart Attack Patients

Familial hypercholesterolemia, often referred to as FH, is a genetic condition that causes dangerously ... cholesterol levels, a physical examination and a review of family medical history.

FH

They have what is called familial hypercholesterolemia (FH). ... take steps to treat it and can help prevent potentially life-threatening problems. FH runs in families. FH occurs when a there ...

Task Force Finds Lack of Evidence to Support Childhood Lipid Screenings

Familial hypercholesterolemia (FH) is a genetic disorder that causes abnormally high cholesterol levels ... , potentially causing unnecessary stress and costs for patients and their families.

Kathleen Thompson is CardioSmart

Learning familial hypercholesterolemia runs in your family can be daunting, but Kathleen ... reviewing my family history of familial hypercholesterolemia (FH) suggested I stay overnight for ...

First-Ever Trial Tests Cholesterol-Lowering Statins in Children with Rare Genetic Disorder

Familial hypercholesterolemia, often referred to as FH, is a genetic condition that causes abnormally ... cholesterol levels, a physical examination and a review of family medical history.

Christian Jacobs is CardioSmart

Born with homozygous familial hypercholesterolemia, Christian Jacobs has managed to beat ... Family members and friends help Allison Jamison stay motivated to eat right, exercise and keep her ...

Allison Jamison is CardioSmart

Family members and friends help Allison Jamison stay motivated to eat right, exercise and keep her medical ... She was born with homozygous familial hypercholesterolemia and a heart defect.

'I am CardioSmart' Contest Honors Orange County Heart Attack Survivor

... doctor had her stay overnight for observation due to her family history of familial hypercholesterolemia (FH). ... To learn more about familial hypercholesterolemia, visit CardioSmart.org/FH.

FH

They have what is called familial hypercholesterolemia (FH). ... take steps to treat it and can help prevent potentially life-threatening problems. FH runs in families. FH occurs when a there ...

Patient Stories

Family members and friends help Allison Jamison stay motivated to eat right, exercise and keep her ... Learning familial hypercholesterolemia runs in your family can be daunting, but Kathleen ...

Too Much and Too Little Sleep Increases Heart Attack Risk

Tom has had two heart attacks triggered by familial hypercholesterolemia (FH). ... Learning familial hypercholesterolemia runs in your family can be daunting, but Kathleen Thompson has found ...

Widespread CPR Education Improves Survival Rates

Tom has had two heart attacks triggered by familial hypercholesterolemia (FH). ... Learning familial hypercholesterolemia runs in your family can be daunting, but Kathleen Thompson has found ...

Many Adults Unaware of Their Need to Improve Heart Health

Tom has had two heart attacks triggered by familial hypercholesterolemia (FH). ... Learning familial hypercholesterolemia runs in your family can be daunting, but Kathleen Thompson has found ...

Treatment Lags for Heart Attack Patients With Prior Surgery

Tom has had two heart attacks triggered by familial hypercholesterolemia (FH). ... Learning familial hypercholesterolemia runs in your family can be daunting, but Kathleen Thompson has found ...

Death Rate Rises Among Heart Attack Patients With Cardiogenic Shock

Tom has had two heart attacks triggered by familial hypercholesterolemia (FH). ... Learning familial hypercholesterolemia runs in your family can be daunting, but Kathleen Thompson has found ...

Smoking, Hypertension and High Cholesterol are Common in Young Adults Suffering First Heart Attack

Tom has had two heart attacks triggered by familial hypercholesterolemia (FH). ... Learning familial hypercholesterolemia runs in your family can be daunting, but Kathleen Thompson has found ...

Resuming Work After Heart Attack Linked to Better Outcomes

Tom has had two heart attacks triggered by familial hypercholesterolemia (FH). ... Learning familial hypercholesterolemia runs in your family can be daunting, but Kathleen Thompson has found ...

Measuring Calcium Build-Up Helps Predict Risk for Heart Disease

Tom has had two heart attacks triggered by familial hypercholesterolemia (FH). ... Learning familial hypercholesterolemia runs in your family can be daunting, but Kathleen Thompson has found ...

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