“I want to make a difference in the world while I’m here. Everyone has challenges, and [familial hypercholesterolemia] is my challenge.”3
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“My father had a [heart attack] at 44…my mother had me tested at 15…we learned that both my sisters and I also have FH.”
“My doctor insisted that my three children get tested when we found out that I have FH…and all three of them have high cholesterol. I want to get them in touch with a lipid specialist.”3
“I wish I knew I had familial hypercholesterolemia (FH) a lot earlier. I would have been much more proactive…I would have been a better advocate for my children’s care.”
Watch an animation that explains how FH causes the high cholesterol levels that can lead to heart disease.
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