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Genomics and Health Impact Weekly Update

October 18, 2018


an image of a body with an exposed heart and an artery with cholesterol and a pedigree in the background

Familial Hypercholesterolemia: Public Health Perspectives

This week, we feature two new blogs on familial hypercholesterolemia and public health.

1. Perspectives from a state genetics coordinator: Public health’s role in addressing familial hypercholesterolemia (FH) in the United States

2. Contributions of Public Health in Reducing the Population Burden of Familial Hypercholesterolemia: Challenges and Opportunities

For more information on how public health programs can address familial hypercholesterolemia, consult the CDC genomics tier 1 tool kit.