12/8/2016 by Share Your Story

High Cholesterol: Joanne Smith shares her story


Joanne Smith suffered with the painful side effects of statins. After battling her insurance company, she gained access to a new medication, called a PCSK9 inhibitor, which brought her LDL cholesterol down from 268 to 121.

As a patient advocate with the Global Healthy Living Foundation’s 50-State Network, Joanne is helping more patients gain access to the right treatment.


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