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In this session, you will receive the most important cardiology updates from 2018-2019, including trial evidence for dietary supplements in the prevention of cardiovascular disease and new information about the blood cholesterol guidelines. The session will also provide advice on how to differentiate between opportunistic and systematic screening for atrial fibrillation as well as identify ways to conduct this screening in practice. Please note that any data, indications, and guidelines presented in this activity are current as of the recording/release on February 8th 2020 and they are subject to change as new information is published.


Triglycerides and their management have received a great deal of publicity recently due to clinical trial results. Join Dr. Ty Gluckman as he reviews the risks associated with hypertriglyceridemia, discusses available therapeutic options to lower triglycerides, and reconciles the finding of the REDUCE-IT and the STRENGTH trials.


Hypercholesteremia is highly prevalent in the U.S. and strongly associated with cardiovascular morbidity and mortality. Yet, only about 55% of U.S. adults appropriate for cholesterol lowering therapy are currently taking it. What do primary care providers need to know to improve the care of the many individuals with hypercholesterolemia that you see daily in clinical practice? Join Dr. Ty Gluckman for part 2 of this webcast series to find out.


Is it Time to Stop Checking LDL-C? - Frankly Speaking EP 201

Guest: Robert A. Baldor, MD, FAAFPMusic Credit: Richard Onorato

0.25 CME

Various organizations develop guidelines to assist with patient care. This episode will review the most significant changes to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and U.S. Department of Defense (VA/DoD) Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Management of Dyslipidemia for Cardiovascular Disease Risk Reduction.


Obesity, dyslipidemia, and hypertension are significant challenges to public health and impact a growing number of Americans. Weight loss and dietary changes are effective in preventing CVD and DMII and reducing cardiometabolic complications, but can be difficult for many people. Growing evidence supports the use of timed fasting to promote weight loss and reduce these complications. Join us as we discuss a recent study that shows promising data regarding a 10-hour feeding window and improved CV markers.