FH - Familial Hypercholesterolemia

Homozygous FH
FH Global Summit 2014a

Two FDA-approved drugs for FH are extremely unaffordable. Juxtapid costs $350,000 a year. Kynamro costs $175,000 a year.

FH Global Summit 2014b
HeHF-RL
Capture - HeFH-RyLa
HeFH - KS
Capture - HeFH-KaSt


While homozygous hypercholesterolemia is rare, heterozygous type is not. The incidence is about 1:200 to 1:500. The above is an example of one such patient.

This slide below is not familial hypercholesterolemia but severe familial hypertriglyceredemia.

Familial Hypertriglyceridemia

The above is an example of someone with extremely high triglycerides. 

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