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 →
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Breaking Down the Latest Family Heart Foundation Research on HoFH in America
A new study from the Family Heart Foundation is the largest look at how individuals with homozygous familial hypercholesterolemia (HoFH) are being treated in the United States today.
HoFH is the most severe form of … Read More →
Published in JAHA, Study Shows Delayed Diagnosis of HoFH, a Rare Disease, Leads to Premature Cardiovascular Disease
PASADENA, Calif., May 2, 2023 – A new study from the Family Heart Foundation, a leading research and advocacy organization, showed the diagnosis and treatment … Read More →
In 2022, the Family Heart Foundation launched the first Lipoprotein(a) Awareness Day on March 24th. This year we called on you to make the second annual Lp(a) Awareness Day a bigger success – and you did it! We were inspired to see that Lp(a) Awareness Day was recognized across the U.S. and all … Read More →
On March 24, the Family Heart Foundation held their second annual Lp(a) Awareness Day Tweet-a-Thon. It’s an incredibly impactful way to spread awareness and educate others on high lipoprotein(a), also known as Lp(a). This year we reached over 12 million people with our hashtag #KnowLpa!
ICYMI, here … Read More →
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 →
928,741 Reasons to Care
Heart disease and stroke are often thought to be an inevitable facet of aging. This is a dangerous misperception that contributes to the fact that cardiovascular disease is still the #1 cause of disease and death in the United States today.
In fact, the disease process that … 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 →
Breaking Down the Latest Family Heart Foundation Research
This week, the Family Heart Foundation team will present important new research at the 2023 American College of Cardiology Scientific Sessions in New Orleans. This analysis from the Family Heart DatabaseTM examines the state of LDL cholesterol … 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 →