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News tag: hypercholesterolemia


High cholesterol in kids linked to genetics, not lifestyle

9 Feb, 2015 | by Gabriel Rosoga | 0 comments
High cholesterol is rarely associated with kids, and that is the reason why hypercholesterolemia, or FH, is difficult to detect. Dr. Christine Hills with Children's Hospitals and Clinic of Minnesota said: "It starts affecting people the day they are born. Most children don't get a diagnosis unless they go looking…