Learn the mechanism, types, and doses of soluble fiber that have been shown to be beneficial for preventing ASCVD and diabetes risk factors, and discover how to easily incorporate soluble fiber in your patients’ diet. 

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the role of dietary and supplemental soluble fiber in preventing atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes risks
  • Describe the doses, mechanisms and types of soluble fiber for preventing atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes risks
  • Discuss how to integrate soluble fiber in your patients’ diet 

Faculty Disclosures

Stephen Kopecky, MD

Consultant: Prime Therapeutic; Pfizer
Contracted Research: Amgen, Regeneron
Chair Data Safety: Monitor Board Member/Member, BOD Applied Clinical Intelligence; American Society for Men’s Health; Mayo Clinic Support Services, Texas; Mayo Clinic CV P&T Taskforce

John Miles, MD

No financial relationships to disclose. 


Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development, and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

CME Information


AMA PRA Category 1 Credits

Accreditation Statement

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare and The American Society for Preventive Cardiology. AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

Designation Statement

AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Instructions for Obtaining Credit

Statements of credit will be awarded based on the participant reviewing the video, scoring at least 70% on the post test, and completing and submitting an activity evaluation. A statement of credit will be available upon completion of an online evaluation/claimed credit form. You must participate in the entire activity to receive credit. If you have questions about this CME/CE activity, please contact AKH Inc. at tbrignoni@akhcme.com. To fully understand and translate learning, AKH suggests the following methods of active learning for this activity:                                                                                                                                     • Develop a matrix to classify the at risk patients and appropriate treatment therapy   • List situations where the different treatment options may be advantageous                         • Explore the bibliography and note references to review at a later date.                                                                                           Participants who attended the live activity are not eligible to receive credit for this enduring activity. There is no fee to participate in this activity.

Commercial Supporter

Procter & Gamble 

Education Partner

American Society for Preventive Cardiology

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