Reflections from the 2024 HoFH Gathering

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I am one of the 1 in 300,000 individuals in the U.S. living with homozygous familial hypercholesterolemia (HoFH). HoFH is a rare disease, and when you live with a rare disease, it can often feel lonely – by definition not many others have the same disease. So, you can imagine how impactful it was … Read More →


Shining a Light on LDL Cholesterol Management in America

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September is National Cholesterol Education Month, and that makes it the perfect time to shine a light on cholesterol management in America. Family Heart Foundation research shows that 70% of Americans at high-risk for cardiovascular disease never get their LDL (“bad”) cholesterol to recommended … Read More →


Race to Save More Hearts

5 Past Races to Inspire Your Race to Save More Hearts

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For six years the Family Heart Foundation community has taken on the challenge of raising awareness and funds in our Race to Save More Hearts. The name has changed over those years, but the passion of the participants has always been awe-inspiring.
People with familial hypercholesterolemia (FH), homozygous … Read More →


ACC 2023 Highlights

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 →


Race for More Families More Hearts

Corporate Advisory Council Meeting 2022