Article: Guidelines to diagnose FCS

Published in Athersclerosis, and available online in June 2018:  Identification and diagnosis of patients with familial chylomicronemia syndrome (FCS):  Expert panel recommendations and a proposal of an ‘FCS score’. Read here Read more FCS news FCS News

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Genetic testing to be centralised

This is seen as a positive development as it removes the potential reluctance to give a referral because of cost saving measures by the GP and Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG).  LPLD is included in the list of conditions to be tested for. This is seen as a positive development as it removes the potential reluctance to give…

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Article: Dietary recommendations

Published in the Journal of Clinical Lipidology (April 2018) this article ‘Familial chylomicronemia syndrome: Bringing to life dietary recommendations throughout the life span’ reports on best practices and develops comprehensive dietary guidelines for nutrition therapy in patients with FCS. Published in the Journal of Clinical Lipidology (April 2018) this article ‘Familial chylomicronemia syndrome: Bringing to…

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