Patient Video - Do any of your family members have FCS?
Charles describes how none of his family members have Familial Chylomicronemia Syndrome (FCS), which is a genetic condition. His grandparents had some symptoms that overlapped with symptoms of FCS – particularly high triglycerides. However, since the technology for diagnosing FCS had not yet been developed during his grandparent’s time, he is unable to trace how he came to have FCS. Despite no one else in his family having FCS, he encourages family members to get tested if they experience any of the symptoms.
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