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Michael Davidson, MD & The Importance of a Proper FCS Diagnosis
Dr Michael Davidson of the University of Chicago School of Medicine discusses why a proper diagnosis is so valuable to FCS patients.
Newly Signed Seattle Seahawk, Naziar Jones, Manages His Rare Disease
CRPS is often difficult to diagnose and in Jones’ case, that was also true. His symptoms appeared suddenly while playing high school football.
FCS Dieting Tips and Tricks from Registered Dietician Wahida Karmally
At the 2017 NLA Sessions, Rare Disease Report sat with dietician Wahida Karmally from Columbia University to discuss the necessary diet for FCS patients.
New Data Shows Mepolizumab Improves Health of EGPA Patients
Michael Weschler, MD presents data at the 2017 American Thoracic Society Conference that shows the FDA-approved mepolizumab helps in the treatment of EGPA.
James Underberg to Lead National Lipid Association
Dr. Underberg has been a long time supporter of the rare disease community.
Is Step Therapy Ethical for HoFH Patients?
Patients with HoFH are at increased risk for future cardiovascular events and any delays in getting them the approved therapies they need should be the prime objective of therapy.
1 Year Data Testing Kanuma Efficacy and Safety in LAL Deficiency
Two studies looking at the long-term use of Kanuma (sebelipase alfa) in patients with LAL deficiency were presented at the NLA Scientific Sessions in Philadelphia.
Paul Hopkins, MD Talks Correlation Between Weight Gain and Familial Dysbetalipoproteinemia
Rare Disease Report sat down with Paul Hopkins to talk about the relation between familial dysbetalipoproteinemia and weight gain in patients diagnosed with it.
Signs, Symptoms and Awareness of FCS with Dr Richard Dunbar
At the NLA Sessions, Dr Dunbar of the University of Pennsylvania discussed the signs and symptoms of FCS, and the steps that are being taken to raise awareness.
Dietary Guidelines for Familial Chylomicronemia Syndrome (FCS)
FCS patients must adhere to a very strict, low-fat diet to reduce the risk of pancreatitis.
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