FH Global Summit

The latest news from the FH Foundation’s FH Global Summit, with physician perspective, interviews and insight on familial hypercholesterolemia.
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Changing FH care requires effort from clinicians, researchers, patients

November 12, 2019
ATLANTA — Information from research, advocacy and education is needed to potentially change the care of patients with familial…
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VIDEO: FH can be vehicle for precision public health

November 3, 2019
ATLANTA — In this video exclusive, Daniel J. Rader, MD, chair of the department of genetics, chief of the division of translational medicine…
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VIDEO: Pediatric cholesterol screening faces barriers to adoption

October 26, 2019
ATLANTA — In this video exclusive, Amy L. Peterson, MD, director of pediatric preventive cardiology and associate professor of pediatrics in…
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VIDEO: School programs can emphasize prevention, help identify FH

October 24, 2019
ATLANTA — In this video exclusive, Laura L. Hayman, PhD, FN, FAAN, FAHA, professor in the department of nursing at the University of…
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More work needed to increase FH awareness, knowledge

October 23, 2019
ATLANTA — Some progress has been made in increasing the knowledge and awareness of FH among general practitioners, cardiologists and other…
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Disparities of care in patients with FH pose ‘great opportunity’ for awareness

October 22, 2019
ATLANTA — Similar disparities with regards to CVD are also seen in patients with familial hypercholesterolemia, and more work needs to be done…
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Underuse of cholesterol-lowering medications creates ‘missed opportunities’

October 21, 2019
ATLANTA — Despite the improvements that have been made in cholesterol reduction, more efforts are needed to improve usage rates of…
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AI system successfully identifies patients with FH

October 21, 2019
ATLANTA — A machine learning model was able analyze large health-care encounter databases to identify patients with familial…
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Future of FH involves more screening, patient empowerment

October 20, 2019
ATLANTA — Although progress has been made in diagnosing and treating patients with familial hypercholesterolemia, more work is needed in these…