Clinicians' Update on Omega-3s in ASCVD Risk Reduction

Clinicians' Update on Omega-3s in ASCVD Risk Reduction  

Clinicians' Update on Omega-3s in ASCVD Risk Reduction

Learn about omega-3 fatty acids and the role they play in managing lipid disorders and reducing cardiometabolic risk. 

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Time to complete: 1 hour


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  • Overview

    Join Drs. Chilton and Nelson as they discuss recent omega-3 fatty acid (OM-3) outcomes trial results and how to apply those results along with evidence-based guidelines to reduce ASCVD risk. Tune in to hear about the use of OM-3s including dietary supplement OM-3s that are readily available in pharmacies and online, so you can keep your patients informed!

  • Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest

    In accordance with the ACCME Standards for Commercial Support, Global Learning Collaborative (GLC) requires that individuals in a position to control the content of an educational activity disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest. GLC resolves all conflicts of interest to ensure independence, objectivity, balance, and scientific rigor in all its educational programs.


    Robert J. Chilton, DO
    Professor of Medicine
    University of Texas
    San Antonio, TX
    No relationships reported.

    John R. Nelson, MD, FACC, FNLA, FASNC
    Director, California Cardiovascular Institute
    Fresno, CA
    Consulting Fees: Amarin, Amgen, Esperion, Regeneron
    Speakers Bureau: Amarin, Amgen, Esperion
    Stocks: Amgen

    Reviewers/Content Planners/Authors:

    • Ben Caref, PhD, has nothing to disclose.
    • Libby Lurwick has nothing to disclose.
  • Learning Objectives

    After participating in this educational activity, participants should be better able to:

    • Discuss recent omega-3 fatty acid outcomes trial results and their clinical implications in reducing ASCVD events
    • Explain the biological differences of omega-3 fatty acids EPA and DHA
    • Apply recent randomized clinical trial and evidence-based guidelines to reduce ASCVD risk
  • Target Audience

    This activity is designed to meet the educational needs of cardiologists, interventional cardiologists, primary care physicians, diabetologists, and endocrinologists.

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    Global Learning Collaborative designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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  • Commercial Support

    This activity is supported by an independent educational grant from Amarin Pharma, Inc.

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