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Familial Hypercholesterolemia 101

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 #1 -Familial Hypercholesterolemia 101
August 24th 1:00-2:00pm ET

Presenters: Mimi Behar, MD;
Melissa Uveges, Ph.D., M.A.R., RN

Overview: This presentation will provide an overview of the current recommendations for pediatric lipid screening and review the implementation of those guidelines. The presentation will also provide an overview of Familial Hypercholesterolemia (FH) including a discussion of different types of FH and risk factors.


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