Resources

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. Accessed March 25, 2021. 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. Accessed March 25, 2021. 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 March 20, 2020. Accessed March 25, 2021. 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. Accessed March 25, 2021. https://www.cdc.gov/cholesterol/risk_factors.htm

National Lipid Association (NLA). Familial Hypercholesterolemia: Screening, Diagnosis and Management of Pediatric and Adult Patients. Updated June 1, 2011. Accessed March 25, 2021. https://www.lipid.org/nla/familial-hypercholesterolemia-screening-diagnosis-and-management-pediatric-and-adult-patients

Ose L. National Lipid Association (NLA). Familial Hypercholesterolemia. An Educational Booklet for Patients with Familial Hypercholesterolemia. Accessed March 25, 2021. http://nlaresourcecenter.lipidjournal.com/Content/PDFs/FA-Patient-Book-English.pdf

National Institutes of Health (NIH). National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. Blood Cholesterol. Accessed March 25, 2021. 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. Accessed March 25, 2021. https://medlineplus.gov/ency/article/000403.htm

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