Inherited Cholesterol Disorders--Familial Hypercholesterolemia

MEDPED Mission Statement

The mission of MEDPED is to prevent early heart attacks in people with inherited high cholesterol by means of:

  1. identification, diagnoses and promotion of treatment in persons with inherited high cholesterol and their affected relatives
  2. educating patients, their health care providers, agencies and governments
  3. fostering patient support
  4. encouraging research to increase understanding and treatment of inherited high cholesterol disorders
  5. promoting public health efforts fostering collaboration with government agencies and other health care providers.

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