Tag: FH Foundation

July 23, 2019 Off

PCSK9is shown to lower improve cardiovascular outcomes, many rejected by their insurance plan

By Dino Mustafić

New research from the FH Foundation highlights that individuals at high risk for cardiovascular events, including those with familial hypercholesterolemia (FH) or atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD), experienced more heart attacks, strokes and other cardiovascular events when they were unable to obtain their prescribed PCSK9 inhibitor (PCSK9i), a cholesterol-lowering treatment.