This activity is presented by outstanding educators in the field of lipidology and preventive cardiology. Join Drs. Erin D. Michos, James A. Underberg, and Nathan D. Wong for a deep dive into these hot topics: new pathways to manage high risk in ASCVD, differential biological effects of omega-3 fatty acids, and practical considerations to manage ASCVD risk.
- Host: Erin D. Michos, MD, MHS, FACC, FAHA, FASE
- Guest: James A. Underberg, MD, MS, FACP, FNLA
- Guest: Nathan D. Wong, PhD
We are in a new era of ASCVD prevention! Discover new approaches to assess and manage risk, the biological effects of omega-3 fatty acids, and more.
Available credits: 0.50
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Erin D. Michos, MD, MHS, FAHA, FACC, FASE, FASPC
Director of Women’s Cardiovascular Health
Associate Director of Preventive Cardiology
Associate Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology
Ciccarone Center for the Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease
Division of Cardiology
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
No relationships reported.
James A. Underberg, MD, MS
Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine
NYU School of Medicine & NYU Center for Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease
Director, Bellevue Hospital Lipid Clinic
President, National Lipid Association
New York, NY
Consulting Fees: Amgen, Esperion, Novartis
Speakers Bureau: Alexion, Amarin, Amgen, Amryt Pharma, Esperion
Contracted Research: Amryt Pharma
Nathan D. Wong, PhD, FACC, FAHA, FNLA, FASPC
Past President, American Society for Preventive Cardiology
Professor and Director
Heart Disease Prevention Program
Division of Cardiology
University of California, Irvine School of Medicine
Contracted Research: Amarin, Amgen, Esperion, Novartis
Consulting Fees: Novartis
Speaker Bureau: Amarin, Esperion
- Ben Caref, PhD, has nothing to disclose.
- Libby Lurwick has nothing to disclose.
- Milly Marte has nothing to disclose.
- Erin Michos has nothing to disclose.
After participating in this educational activity, participants should be better able to:
- Have greater competence on risk stratifying patients for potential ASCVD events
- Describe the impact of recent randomized cardiovascular outcomes trials to reduce ASCVD risk
- Appreciate the difference between omega-3 fatty acids and their formulations to impact ASCVD events, including the negative role of dietary supplements
- Apply evidence-based guidelines, recent trial evidence, and cost utility of ASCVD therapy in practice
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This activity is supported by an independent educational grant from Amarin Pharma, Inc.
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