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 →
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 →
Unveiling Cardiac Advancements
March 4th saw the kickoff of the American College of Cardiology’s Annual Meeting in New Orleans. For three days, leading clinicians and organizations presented thought-provoking research in the world of cardiology. The Family Heart Foundation presented our research … Read More →
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 →
You made it possible!
Our champion racers, generous family matching benefactors, and hundreds of caring donors raised $225,077!
41 individuals and 12 teams virtually raced across the nation during the month of November to increase understanding of inherited cardiovascular disease in the Race to … Read More →
On November 5th, in the company of leading pharmaceutical companies, healthcare systems, and researchers, we shared the amazing progress the Family Heart Foundation has made in its efforts to save generations of families affected by familial hypercholesterolemia (FH) and elevated Lipoprotein(a), also … Read More →