The following list includes websites and articles with comprehensive information about high blood cholesterol and familial hypercholesterolemia. We encourage you to access these and other sites to learn more about your condition. It is also important to speak openly with your doctor about the specifics of your condition to find out what treatment options are available to you.
American College of Cardiology (ACC). Familial Hypercholesterolemia: Early Diagnosis and Treatment is Key for Cardiovascular Prevention. Published April 16, 2020. https://www.acc.org/latest-in-cardiology/articles/2020/04/16/09/58/familial-hypercholesterolemia
American Heart Association (AHA). Familial Hypercholesterolemia. Reviewed November 9, 2020. https://www.heart.org/en/health-topics/cholesterol/causes-of-high-cholesterol/familial-hypercholesterolemia-fh
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Familial Hypercholesterolemia. Reviewed February 10, 2022. https://www.cdc.gov/genomics/disease/fh/FH.htm
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Knowing Your Risk for High Cholesterol. Reviewed January 31, 2020. https://www.cdc.gov/cholesterol/risk_factors.htm
Ose L. National Lipid Association (NLA). Familial Hypercholesterolemia. An Educational Booklet for Patients with Familial Hypercholesterolemia. http://nlaresourcecenter.lipidjournal.com/Content/PDFs/FA-Patient-Book-English.pdf
National Institutes of Health (NIH). National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. Blood Cholesterol. Reviewed March 24, 2022. www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health-topics/high-blood-cholesterol
NIH. US National Library of Medicine. Medline Plus. High blood cholesterol levels. Updated February 26, 2021. https://medlineplus.gov/ency/article/000403.htm