Pri-Med Midwest - Primary Care CME/CE Conference & Expo

Rosemont, IL | October 13-15, 2022

Donald E. Stephens Convention Center

Evaluating the Latest Evidence in ASCVD Risk Reduction: Experts Tell All

Description

This clinically focused session will address many important questions regarding the management of elevated triglycerides with the goal of providing practical guidance to manage patients at high CV risk. The expert faculty will compare data on safety, tolerability, and the cardioprotective benefits of the various treatment strategies available.

Learning Objectives

Describe the causal association between triglycerides (TG), TG-rich lipoproteins (TRL), TRL remnants, and significant increased risk of major adverse cardiovascular events

Explain the role of omega-3 fatty acids, particularly icosapent ethyl, on reducing the risk of major adverse cardiovascular events in patients with hypertriglyceridemia

Screen, diagnose, and manage patients with hypertriglyceridemia who are at high risk of cardiovascular events based on professional society guidelines and recent large-scale randomized clinical trial evidence


Speakers

James A. Underberg, MD, MS, FACP, FNLA

Dr. Underberg is a Diplomate of the American Board of Clinical Lipidology and Past President of the National Lipid Association. He is a Fellow of the National Lipid Association , President of the American Board of Clinical Lipidology & Vice Presiden...

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Matthew J. Budoff, MD, FACC, FAHA

Matthew Jay Budoff, MD, FACC, FAHA, is a professor of medicine at David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and the Endowed Chair of Preventive Cardiology at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center. Dr. Budoff is a graduate of University of California at Riverside ...

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Educational Partners

Medtelligence, Inc.

Commercial Supporters

Amarin Pharma Inc.