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How many people have familial hypercholesterolemia, say out of 1000 people?
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Dr. Zahid Ahmad
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
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In brief: 1 in 500
1 in 500 will have familial hypercholesterolemia.
If you think you have this disorder, please see a lipid specialist and get your family checked for high cholesterol. Contact me if you need a lipid specialist in the dallas area.

In brief: 1 in 500
1 in 500 will have familial hypercholesterolemia.
If you think you have this disorder, please see a lipid specialist and get your family checked for high cholesterol. Contact me if you need a lipid specialist in the dallas area.
Dr. Zahid Ahmad
Dr. Zahid Ahmad
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Dr. John Szawaluk
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
In brief: 2 Types
One is common and occurs in 1in 500 people and usually responds to medicines.
A second type is rare occurs in 1 in 1, 000, 000 and does not respond to meds.Often apheresis (dialysis for cholesterol) is needed.

In brief: 2 Types
One is common and occurs in 1in 500 people and usually responds to medicines.
A second type is rare occurs in 1 in 1, 000, 000 and does not respond to meds.Often apheresis (dialysis for cholesterol) is needed.
Dr. John Szawaluk
Dr. John Szawaluk
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