My Cholesterol Journey in Malaysia

My Cholesterol Journey in Malaysia

 

My Cholesterol Journey in Malaysia
By Dato’ Dr. Khoo Kah Lin (in conversation with Aneeta Sundararaj)
ISBN: 978 967 121 6200
Price: RM35.00 (excluding postage)
 

The blurb reads as follows:

According to the World Health Organisation, approximately 10 million people worldwide suffer from Familial Hypercholesterolaemia (FH). In Malaysia, this number is 1 in 500. This means that there are close to 56,000  Malaysians suffering from premature heart disease and many of them do not know it. This book chronicles one man’s journey to study the prevalence of FH among Malaysians and the monumental effort he made to ensure that they obtained all the necessary support, medication and treatment.

tendo Achilles
If you have thickened tendo Achilles,
and your LDL level is 5 mmol/l and above,
you are clinically an FH patient.
 

‘Dato’ Dr. Khoo Kah Lin … worked tirelessly and almost alone to throw a lifeline to young people genetically programmed to self-destruct prematurely. This book is an inspiration for doctors, researchers and patients in Malaysia, the region, and the world.’

Dato’ Dr. Joseph Eravelly
Past President, National Heart Association of Malaysia
Past Master, Academy of Medicine, Malaysia

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Proceeds of the sale of this book will be channelled to the Heart Foundation of Malaysia (Yayasan Jantung Malaysia) in support of the Cholesterol Dialysis Programme.

This book is available in all major bookshops in Malaysia and directly from the publisher: VersaComm Sdn Bhd (12-A, Jalan PJS 8/4, Mentari Plaza, Bandar Sunway, 46150 Petaling Jaya, Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia.
Tel : 03-56323301 / 56373526
Email : versahealth@versa-group.com)

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