Updates in Cardiology: Prevention and Screening
Do you have questions about startegies to prevent cardiovascular disease in your patients?
Dietary supplements are used by more than half of adult Americans, often with the hope that they are decreasing disease risk. Many of these supplements have undergone rigorous evaluation to assess their effect on cardiovascular outcomes. During this overview, cardiologist Dr. Ty Gluckman will review the clinical rationale for many dietary supplements and associated cardiovascular outcomes data.
Management of hypertension is one of the most important strategies for preventing cardiovascular disease. During this session, cardiologist Dr. Karol Watson will discuss the appropriate way to screen for hypertension and review strategies to prevent hypertension.
Following their presentation, speakers will answer questions from the audience.
Medical Director, Center for Cardiovascular Analytics, Research, and Data Science (CARDS),
Providence Heart Institute, Providence St. Joseph Health
Professor of Medicine/Cardiology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Co-director, UCLA Program in Preventive Cardiology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Director, UCLA Barbra Streisand Women's Heart Health Program, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Los Angeles, CA
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Ty J. Gluckman, MD, FACC, FAHA: No relevant financial relationships disclosed.
Karol E. Watson, MD, PhD: No relevant financial relationships disclosed.
Charles Vega, MD, FAAFP (moderator): No relevant financial relationships disclosed.
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