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Diagnosing Familial Hypercholesterolemia

09/28/2023 7:29am
Midwest Regional Genetics Network (MGN)

This learning series offers three virtual learning collaborative presentation sessions. The sessions will provide an overview of Familial Hypercholesterolemia (FH) and discuss strategies for screening and managing FH. The goal of the learning series is to increase the number of children who receive a lipid profile screening in a timely, age-appropriate manner. This learning opportunity is appropriate for pediatricians, family medicine clinicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and any other provider or individual that has an interest in learning more about familial hypercholesterolemia.

VLC #2 – Diagnosing Familial Hypercholesterolemia
September 14th 12:00-1:00pm ET

Presenters: Sarah deFerranti, MD, MPH;
Kaitlin Robinson, Patient Representative

Overview: This presentation will provide an overview of understanding FH screening results and what a primary care provider should do with those results. The presentation will discuss effective communication of FH screening results with families.


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