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Cascade FH Registry flyer

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  1. 1. The CASCADE FH Registry™ enables patients to directly report on their quality of life, effectiveness of treatment and satisfaction with care. The result will be increased knowledge and scientific understanding of the disease to help those with FH lead longer, healthier lives. • FH is a common life-threatening inherited disorder. • If untreated, FH leads to early heart disease and premature heart attacks. • FH is characterized by two things: 1) Family history of early heart disease and 2) High LDL-cholesterol (“bad cholesterol”). • If you have FH, each of your close family members (parents, siblings, children, etc.) has a 50% chance of having FH. • FH affects women, men, and children of all racial and ethnic backgrounds. • FH is treatable! WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT FH The Familial Hypercholesterolemia Patient Registry You can’t change your History, but you can change your Future. If you have FH, Register today: theFHfoundation.org/registry Make FH more visible.
  2. 2. MESSAGE FROM KATHERINE WILEMON Founder & President of The FH Foundation & FH patient Familial Hypercholesterolemia (FH) is one of the most common life-threatening inherited disorders. 1 in 200 - 500 people have FH in the US. FH leads to early heart attacks and heart disease. 90% have not been diagnosed and are not receiving the best treatment. THE PROBLEM Become part of the FH commuity. Together, we can address the gaps in care for those affected by FH. THE SOLUTION www.theFHfoundation.org JOIN the CASCADE FH Registry™ today! LDL-C above 190 mg/dL in adults (4.9 mmol/L) LDL-C above 160 mg/dL in children (4 mmol/L)

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