2018 CMHC West Virtual Highlights (CME concluded): Expert Interviews in Dyslipidemia and Atherosclerosis

This educational activity is comprised of a collection of four, expert commentary interviews that highlight the most pertinent content from the Dyslipidemia/Atherosclerosis Session at 2018 CMHC West meeting. As heart disease is the leading cause of death in the Unites States, health care providers can play a major role in stemming the future burden of cardiovascular disease by employing strategies for the early identification and comprehensive management of patients presenting with multiple cardiometabolic risk factors.

Module 1: Triglycerides and Cardiovascular Disease

Presenter: Alan Chait, MDRobert H. Eckel, MDSotirios Tsimikas, MDKarol E. Watson, MD, PhD, FACC

Module 2: Familial Hypercholesterolemia: Identification and Management

Presenter: Joshua W. Knowles, MDChristie M. Ballantyne, MD

Module 3: Importance of Lifestyle Modifications and Incorporation into Clinical Practice

Presenter: Nancy Houston Miller, RN, BSNRobert H. Eckel, MD

Module 4: Non-Statin Drugs and New Approaches

Presenter: Christie M. Ballantyne, MDMarc S. Sabatine, MD, MPH