The World Heart Day is here!

The World Heart Day is here!

On this occasion, we have prepared a special webinar about FH Paediatric Screening for you.The topic might stir no or not much interest to start with. Well, maybe if you knew what it exactly meant, how it is done and more importantly understood the potential it has to prevent premature heart attacks and even death, then…

October 2022

6:00 PM (CET) registration: https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_2M__VhZMRM2Hf0MpNGJLPg

Did you know that:

cardiovascular diseases (CVD) are tnumber one reason of death in Europe and globally

85% of CVD deaths are due to heart attack and stroke

1 in 16 people with diagnosed coronary artery disease have FH.

90% of people with FH don’t know that they have it! Most often FH is diagnosed late, after the first event (heart attack).

80% of premature heart attacks and strokes are preventable.

So what can be done to prevent the preventable heart attacks, and to promote a cardiovascular health?

FH paediatric screening – which means a simple and a cheap blood test for high cholesterol might be the answer. If done early in life, it will help detect inherited high cholesterol, stop the development of atherosclerosis and prevent related cardiovascular issues.

Register now and join us and our esteemed speakers at a very informative, engaging and based on real life stories session next Thursday, October 6th at 6pm CET.


Co-Moderators/Young Persons with FH Perspective: Danique van den Bogert & Indy Bangma/ The Netherlands

Person with FH/Mother Perspective: Karolin Kastowsky-Priglinger

Medical Perspective: Prof. Albert Wiegman/ The Netherlands

Medical Perspective: Prof. Urh Grošelj / Slovenia

Medical Perspective: Prof. Samuel Gidding / USA

This webinar is part of the FH Europe Ambassadors programme, developed with the support of the European Atherosclerosis Society and our industry partners.

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