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The silent, undetected cause of early heart disease

Posted at 5:49 PM, Mar 17, 2022
and last updated 2022-03-17 20:49:38-04

The Family Heart Foundation is a paid sponsor of The Morning Blend

One in five people worldwide have inherited high lipoprotein(a) – sometimes referred to as a “l-p-little a” – an important genetic risk factor for premature heart disease and stroke. Katherine Wilemon from the Family Heart Foundation and Dr. Mary McGowan talk about what Lipoprotein(a) or “Lp(little a)” is and how elevated Lp(a) can increase the risk of heart attack and stroke.

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