Familial Hypercholesterolemia (FH): Underdiagnosed and Undertreated

Seth Baum Familial Hypercholesterolemia

fh-foundation-logo

Speaker Name / Credentials

Seth J. Baum, MD, FACC, FAHA, FACPM, FNLA
Medical Director, Women’s Preventive Cardiology
Christine E. Lynn Women’s Health and Wellness Institute

Estimated time of Talk

45 minutes

Description

This webinar will review the pathophysiology of familial hypercholesterolemia (FH) as well as how to identify it and manage it using current and emerging therapies.

Learning Objectives

  • Review lipids and lipoproteins
  • Discuss FH as a genetic disorder
  • Discuss the pathophysiology of FH and how to screen and diagnose the disorder
  • Review the current management options and emerging therapies for FH

Disclosures

Dr. Baum is on the speaker’s bureau for Genzyme and a consultant for Aegerion, Kowa, and Solstas Lab Partners.

Share this: