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It is estimated that there are over 600,000 people in the U.S. alone that have this condition with only 10% of them having been properly diagnosed. The diagnosis is made through a combination of laboratory values, physical exam findings and family history.
In some cases we may recommend genetic testing for familial lipid disorder. Patients should also feel comfortable in bringing results of prior laboratory and genetic testing. We look forward to using our knowledge to helping patients bring 'common sense' to understanding their genetic test results, their risk for disease, and medical and lifestyle approaches to prevent disease for patients and their families.
Open trials refer to studies currently recruiting participants or that may recruit participants in the near future. Closed trials are not currently enrolling, but similar studies may open in the future.
Closed trials are not currently enrolling, but may open in the future.