What is MEDPED?
MEDPED is a humanitarian nonprofit project funded to help treat individuals and families with inherited high cholesterol disorders. We help by:
Identifying, diagnosing and promoting treatment of persons with inherited high cholesterol and their affected relatives
Educating patients and their doctors
Fostering patient support, encouraging research for treatment of inherited high cholesterol disorders and advocating government assistance world wide
Who should Register ?
We can help find the diagnosis and give a referral, if needed, to anyone who thinks they may have an inherited cholesterol disorder or are unsure if their child or other family members does.
By registering with MEDPED you receive free:
Newsletters two times a year
Referrals to the nearest lipid specialty physician
News of clinical trials in your area
Educational materials about your disorder
Treatment advice if you need a second opinion
Confidentiality - all information is kept confidential.
NO information is ever given to insurance companies
Where can I register ?
Through your lipid specialty physician
Through our web site: www.medped.org
Through our toll free number: 1-888-244-2465
Through our Mailing address:
University of Utah
410 Chipeta Way, Room 161
Salt Lake City, UT 84108