October 26, 2019
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VIDEO: Pediatric cholesterol screening faces barriers to adoption

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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.