In September, the Family Heart Foundation participated in the “New Strategies in Public Health Genomics” conference at the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). Experts and key stakeholders, including advocates, community leaders and clinicians, came together to discuss evidence-based genomic … Read More →
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Original story published on October 8, 2012
Christian Jacobs, 20, was diagnosed with homozygous familial hypercholesterolemia, a rare genetic disease, at age 2. It led his cholesterol levels to be 4 times higher that of a healthy adult.
Like any patient at risk of a heart attack, … Read More →