How and Why You Should Get Big Money for HoFH Medication
The PAF is increasing its efforts to fund co-pays for those suffering from HoFH.

How and Why You Should Get Big Money for HoFH Medication

If you or your loved one is living with homozygous familial hypercholesterolemia (HoFH), you’re going to be thrilled with this news--and you deserve it, too! The Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF) just announced on November 2nd,…

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Why “Bad Cholesterol” is Good for People With HoFH

No one wants to have familial hypercholesterolemia—heterozygous (HeFH) OR homozygous (HoFH). Why? It's obvious. Having too much “bad cholesterol” in your system creates all sorts of serious health issues. But…

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How to Avoid FH Rabbit Holes and Dig the Truth

Familial hypercholesterolemia (FH),  a genetic disorder associated with extremely high levels of LDL cholesterol, can be frightening. Many people are diagnosed in infancy, and it’s not uncommon for even children…

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20 Shocking Songs About Chronic Disease That Will Spill Your Coffee

Here at PatientWorthy, we think laughter can be the best medicine. Ironic humor is sorta our thing. But to those easily offended, or perhaps even moderately intolerant, we suggest you…

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New HoFH Drugs Challenge You to Put a Price on Life
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New HoFH Drugs Challenge You to Put a Price on Life

High cholesterol, particularly low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) is a problem for many people, but none more so than those who have the genetically inherited condition familial hypercholesterolemia (HeFH) and homozygous familial…

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5 Reasons Why This New HoFH Drug Will Have You Jumping for Joy
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5 Reasons Why This New HoFH Drug Will Have You Jumping for Joy

If you’ve been suffering from high cholesterol with dismally low-density lipoprotein (LDL) scores, here’s some breaking news that could save your life! The FDA has announced the approval of a…

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This is When a Second Opinion Could Save Your Life

Little Avery’s family has had to make some major changes ever since Avery was diagnosed with Familial Hypercholesterolemia (HoFH) in December 2014. As discussed in the blog, Avery's Fight, doctors…

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The Conspiracy of 9/ll and Heart Disease Exposed

Here’s the scenario: You or someone you love has just been diagnosed with high cholesterol. You’re probably on overload trying to digest what this life-threatening condition means, the impact it…

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This Is What Happens When a Drug Few Need Makes Billions
Lipitor may go down as one of the most successful drugs in history, but not without some unanswered questions. Source: Drugreporter

This Is What Happens When a Drug Few Need Makes Billions

Alan Cassels is a drug policy researcher who, in the August issue of Common Ground magazine, wrote about how pharmaceutical companies and drug marketers employ misdirection so consumers think a medicine does something…

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