This video provides information about a novel pharmaceutical method PCSK9 injections that can be used to reduce the risks of familial hypercholesterolemia. The video outlines the mechanisms, benefits and costs, as depicted in scientific literature, of PCSK9 use in individuals who need to manage their cholesterol. The video does not intend to promote any specific PCSK9 inhibitors and acts to compare PCSK9 inhibitors to other treatment options, such as statins.

The Demystifying Medicine channel does not seek to provide any medical advice and simply serves as an educational platform. Please always speak to your doctor about your treatment options to best tailor your unique healthcare needs. Disclaimer: This video is inspired by, but not affiliated with, CrashCourse

This video was created by McMaster University Demystifying Medicine students Cassandra McDonald, Sana Rashid, Khashayar Poorzargar and Alexander Ognjanovic.

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