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Familial hypercholesterolemia


* Not a rare disease
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  • How does diet affect the blood levels of LDL in people with familial hypercholesterolemia? Click here for answer

  • I have been researching familial hypercholesterolemia. A couple of web sites have called it autosomal dominant. If I remember correctly that would mean that in order for a person to have FH, he would have to have a parent with FH. Is my thinking correct on this matter? Click here for answer

  • What are the signs and symptoms of familial hypercholesterolemia? What genes cause this condition? Click here for answer