Familial hypercholesterolemia (FH) is a common genetic disorder that causes severe elevations of blood cholesterol levels and can lead to early coronary heart disease (CHD). Accurate diagnosis can improve your patients’ outcomes.1 Learn more

Healthcare Professionals

FH Recommendations and Guidelines

Read expert opinion on familial hypercholesterolemia from the National Lipid Association, the American Academy of Pediatrics, ATP III, and the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute.

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Every Generation Is at Risk

A family history of premature coronary heart disease is among the most important determinants of early and severe cardiac events—and a warning sign of FH. Every generation is at risk.

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Pathophysiology of FH

Watch a video that explains how FH genetic mutations affect cholesterol levels and take a quiz on Familial Hypercholesterolemia (FH).

Watch an animation that explains how having FH leads to high cholesterol.