October 26, 2019
2 min watch

VIDEO: Pediatric cholesterol screening faces barriers to adoption

You've successfully added to your alerts. You will receive an email when new content is published.

Click Here to Manage Email Alerts

We were unable to process your request. Please try again later. If you continue to have this issue please contact customerservice@slackinc.com.

ATLANTA — In this video exclusive, Amy L. Peterson, MD, director of pediatric preventive cardiology and associate professor of pediatrics in the division of pediatric cardiology at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health in Madison, discusses her presentation at the FH Foundation’s FH Global Summit, which focused on her team’s research on cholesterol screening, especially in children to diagnose conditions like FH.

Various obstacles stand in the way of making pediatric cholesterol screening more common, although more education emphasizing the importance of cholesterol screening and an easier process to order this screening may increase its utilization, she said.

Watch the video for more.