PCSK9 Inhibitor Research Paper

Family Heart Advocate Daniel H.

Why I Race: My Story Could Have Been Different

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My mother died of a heart attack when she was just 46 years old. It was the late 1960s, and I was a young kid – just 13 years old. At that time, we were only beginning to learn the connection between cholesterol and cardiovascular disease. Stents were still in development, and medical science was … Read More →


Family Heart Advocate - Charlotte M.

Not only did she give me life, but she also saved it

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After you’ve lost your mom, Mother’s Day is complicated. Sadness and “what if’s” mix with gratitude and “I remember when’s.” My heart swells with love for the woman I was fortunate enough to call “Mom.” And even though I talk about her in the past tense, my swollen heart still … Read More →


HoFH in the U.S.

Living with elevated Lipoprotein(a)

It Wasn’t a Panic Attack. It Was a Heart Attack.

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Jenny’s Lp(a) Story

I thought it was a panic attack. In fairness, I was only 41. A nonsmoker. A longtime vegetarian with good cholesterol numbers. As physically active as I could be while working a full-time job and wrangling a toddler.
But what happened in October 2019 wasn’t a panic attack. It … Read More →


Some High-Risk American Have Higher Rate of Cardiovascular Events

High-Risk American Not Reaching LDL-C Target Have Higher Rate of Cardiovascular Events

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Family Heart Foundation Research Finds High-Risk Americans Who Do Not Maintain Guideline Recommended LDL-C Targets Have 44% Higher Rate of Cardiovascular Events

Findings Based on Real-World Analysis to be Presented at AMCP 2023

SAN ANTONIO, March 21, 2023 – A real-world, retrospective analysis … Read More →


Lipoprotein(a) Risk Factors

2023 ACC Poster Data

Family Heart Foundation Real-World Analysis Reveals Majority of Americans at High Risk of Stroke and Heart Attack Remain Under-Treated

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Findings to be Presented at ACC Scientific Sessions Highlight Life-Threatening Gaps in Treatment
NEW ORLEANS, Feb. 28, 2023 – According to a new study from the Family Heart Foundation, a leading research and advocacy organization, 72.2% of high-risk hypercholesterolemia patients never achieve the … Read More →


Life After a Heart Attack - Ally's Story

Cholesterol Education Month Results

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