Sleep Health: Healthy Sleep, Healthy Heart

Sleep Health: Healthy Sleep, Healthy Heart

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Param Dedhia, MD

Director of Sleep Medicine

Physician, Internal Medicine and Integrative Medicine

Estimated Time of Talk

30 minutes

CME Accreditation

30 min webcast = 0.50 credits

15 min Q&A = 0.25 credits

Total = 0.75 credits

Description

This webcast will review the impact sleep has on health and how it can influence cardiovascular risk.

Learning Objectives

  1. Review the function sleep plays on various physiological functions
  2. Discuss sleep stages and cycles and how their disruption can affect overall health
  3. Understand key disrupters that can commonly interfere with sleep quality

Disclosures

None

This enduring material activity, Sleep Health: Healthy Sleep, Healthy Heart, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 0.75  prescribed credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Term of approval begins June 28, 2019. Term of approval is for one year from this date. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

Identifying Subclinical Cardiovascular Disease

Identifying Subclinical Cardiovascular Disease

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Speaker Name/Credentials

Gina Pritchard, MSN, RN, CNS, ACNP

The PREVENT! Clinic, Plano, TX – Owner/Nurse Practitioner

Estimated Time of Talk

45 minutes

CME Accreditation

45 min webcast = 0.75 credits

15 min Q&A = 0.25 credits

Total = 1.00 credits

Description

This webinar will cover current imaging methods that diagnose cardiovascular disease and biomarkers for the identification of cardiovascular disease.

Learning Objectives

  1. Understand and compare current imaging methodologies to diagnose cardiovascular disease
  2. Understand methods that identify subclinical cardiovascular disease
  3. Explore methods combining results of subclinical disease with biological testing to diagnose and treat patients to prevent disease progression

Disclosures

Speaker – Bale/Doneen Method, Bale/Doneen Practice, Cleveland HeartLab

This enduring material activity, Identifying Subclinical Cardiovascular Disease, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 1.0 prescribed credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Term of approval begins June 28, 2019. Term of approval is for one year from this date. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

Coronary Calcium Scanning: Role in Preventive Cardiology

Coronary Calcium Scanning: Role in Preventive Cardiology

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Speaker Name/Credentials

Nathan D. Wong, PhD, MPH, FACC, FAHA

Professor and Director

Heart Disease Prevention Program

Division of Cardiology, University of CA, Irvine

Past President, American Society for Preventive Cardiology (ASPC)

Time of Talk

45 minutes

CME Accreditation

45 min webcast = 0.75 credits

15 min exam = 0.25 credits

Total = 1.00 credits

Description

This webinar will review the studies supporting the use of coronary calcium scoring and its recommendation in the new 2018 cholesterol management guidelines.

Learning Objectives

  1. Understand the background, pathophysiology of coronary calcium and rationale for coronary calcium screening
  2. Understand the relation of coronary calcium to future cardiovascular disease events and mortality
  3. Understand the benefits of coronary calcium screening
  4. Understand the current guidelines for coronary calcium screening and its role in choosing which patients are most suitable for treatment according to the 2018 cholesterol management guidelines

Disclosures

Research support- University of California, Irvine, Amgen, Amarin, Boehringer Ingelheim, and Novo Nordisk
Advisory board- Novartis, Amarin
Speaker- Amarin and Sanofi
Consulting- Astra-Zeneca

This enduring material activity, Coronary Calcium Scanning: Role in Preventive Cardiology, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 1.0 prescribed credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Term of approval begins June 28, 2019. Term of approval is for one year from this date. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

Aggressive Detection and Reversal of Heart Disease

Aggressive Detection and Reversal of Heart Disease

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Speaker Name/Credentials

Joel Kahn, MD, FACC

Clinical Professor, Wayne State University School of Medicine

Kahn Center for Cardiac Longevity

Estimated Time of Talk

45 minutes

CME Accreditation

45 min webcast = 0.75 credits

15 min exam = 0.25 credits

Total = 1.00 credits

Description

This webinar will review current methods to detect the early stages of atherosclerosis and nutritional strategies to intervene and potentially reverse disease.

Learning Objectives

  1. Understand early warning signs of atherosclerotic disease
  2. Review lifestyle habits that can prevent disease development and progression
  3. Review specific diets and programs that can reduce cardiovascular risk

Disclosures

Speaker- Quest/Cleveland HeartLab

This enduring material activity, Aggressive Detection and Reversal of Heart Disease, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 1.0 prescribed credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Term of approval begins June 28, 2019. Term of approval is for one year from this date. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

Oxidative stress: The effect on mitochondria and energy production

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Speaker Name/Credentials

Patrick Hanaway, MD

Director of Research at the Center for Functional Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Faculty of the Institute of Functional Medicine

Estimated Time of Talk

45 minutes

CME Accreditation

45 min webcast = 0.75 credits

15 min exam = 0.25 credits

Total = 1.0 credits

Description

This webinar will cover how energy production dysregulation due to oxidative stress can result in clinical symptoms, and how diet and lifestyle can be used to minimize this process.

Learning Objective

  1. Review mitochondrial structure, energy production, and metabolism
  2. Discuss pathophysiology of oxidative stress and mitochondrial damage; including dietary factors, ROS, and toxins
  3. Review ways to support mitochondria: diet, nutrients, and lifestyle

Disclosures
None

This enduring material activity, Oxidative stress: The effect on mitochondria and energy production, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 1.0 prescribed credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Term of approval begins March 29, 2019. Term of approval is for one year from this date. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Genetic testing in cardiovascular disease

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Speaker Name/Credentials

Atul K. Sachdev, MD

New Horizon Healthcare

Estimated Time of Talk

30 minutes

CME Accreditation

30 min webcast = 0.50 credits
15 min Q&A = 0.25 credits
Total = 0.75 credits

Description

This webinar will review genetic tests that can be used to assess cardiovascular risk and reviews case studies to show their utility in clinical practice.

Learning Objective

  1. To learn background information on genetic testing for cardiovascular risk
  2. How genetic testing can be used to personalize risk stratification
  3. Learn about different modes of risk mitigation based on genetic testing

Disclosures
Cleveland HeartLab/Quest Diagnostics – Speaker

This enduring material activity, Genetic testing in cardiovascular disease, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 0.75 prescribed credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Term of approval begins March 29, 2019. Term of approval is for one year from this date. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Management of insulin resistance and diabesity

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Speaker Name/Credentials

Filomena Trindade, MD, MPH

Private practice Capitola, CA

Estimated Time of Talk

30 minutes

CME Accreditation

30 min webcast = 0.50 credits
15 min Q&A = 0.25 credits
Total = 0.75 credits

Description

This webinar will cover root causes of insulin resistance with special focus on how to identify it early and appropriate interventions.

Learning Objectives

1. Understand diabesity and insulin resistance and its contributors.

2. Identify what symptoms to look for in a patient’s history and what questions to ask.

3. Identify clinical signs of insulin resistance.

4. Understand the continuum of insulin resistance.

5. Identify laboratory measures to diagnose insulin resistance.

6. Understand how to intervene early to reverse insulin resistance or keep it from progressing.

Disclosures

Member of Genova Diagnostics speakers Bureau.

This enduring material activity, Management of insulin resistance and diabesity, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 0.75 prescribed credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Term of approval begins March 29, 2019. Term of approval is for one year from this date. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Reducing cardiovascular risk in the patient with elevated triglycerides

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Speaker Name/Credentials

Alan S. Brown, M.D.

Director, Division of Cardiology and the Lipid Clinic Advocate Lutheran General Hospital Clinical Associate Professor, Loyola University Medical Center

Estimated Time of Talk

45 minutes

CME Accreditation

45 min webcast = 0.75 credits
15 min Q&A = 0.25 credits
Total = 1.0 credits

Description

This webinar will cover clinical implications and therapeutic approaches to patients with hypertriglyceridemia.

This presentation was created and presented before the results of the REDUCE-IT trial were released.

Learning Objectives

1. Understand the effect of hypertriglyceridemia on CHD risk.

2. Review treatment strategies to reduce risk of pancreatitis and CHD events.

3. Review appropriate therapies for patients with elevated triglycerides.

Disclosures

Speaker  – Amgen, Regeneron, Sanofi, Advisory Board- Amarin, Kastle, Kowa, Pfizer, Sanofi

This enduring material activity, Reducing cardiovascular risk in the patient with elevated tryglycerides, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 1.0 prescribed credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Term of approval begins March 29, 2019. Term of approval is for one year from this date. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Cardiovascular Health in Menopausal Women

Understanding the Critical Triad of Aging, Hormones, and Inflammation

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Speaker Name/Credentials

Felice L. Gersh, M.D.
Medical Director, Integrative Medical Group of Irvine Faculty, Fellowship in integrative Medicine University of Arizona School of Medicine

Estimated Time of Talk

45 minutes

CME Accreditation

45 min webcast = 0.75 credits
15 min Q&A = 0.25 credits
Total = 1.0 credits

Description

This webinar will cover the clinical management of hormones to improve cardiovascular health in women.

Learning Objectives

  1. Understand how estrogen can influence many functions of the body that are not directly linked to reproduction.
  2. Understand estrogens role as a master of metabolic homeostasis and regulator of cardiovascular health.
  3. Understand how the loss of estrogen in menopausal women effects cardiovascular health and how to appropriately implement a plan to maintain optimal cardiovascular health.

Conflicts of Interest

Speaker/Consultant – Pure Encapsulations, Speaker/Consultant – Genova Diagnostic Lab, Speaker – L Nutra, Speaker/Consultant – Cleveland HeartLab

This enduring material activity, Cardiovascular Health in Menopausal Women, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 1.0 prescribed credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Term of approval begins October 4, 2018. Term of approval is for one year from this date. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Effect of Dietary Lipids on the Gut Microbiome: What Do We Know?

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Speaker Name/Credentials

Angela Zivkovic, PhD
UC Davis Department of Nutrition, Davis, CA

Estimated Time of Talk

30 minutes

CME Accreditation

30 min webcast = 0.50 credits
15 min Q&A = 0.25 credits
Total = 0.75 credits

Description

This webinar will cover how dietary fat influences the microbiome and how in turn this can have effects on immune and metabolic function.

Learning Objectives

  1. Learn how fat in the diet influences composition of the microbiome
  2. Understand the health benefits of microbiome fermentation
  3. Review dietary components that can shift the microbiome and influence health

Disclosures

None

This enduring material activity, Effect of Dietary Lipids on the Gut Microbiome: What Do We Know?, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 0.75 prescribed credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Term of approval begins October 4, 2018. Term of approval is for one year from this date. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Metabolic Basis of CVD Prevention

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Speaker Name/Credentials

Robert H. Eckel, M.D.
Professor of Medicine, Professor of Physiology and Biophysics, Charles A. Boettcher II Chair in Atherosclerosis, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Aurora, CO

Estimated Time of Talk

45 minutes

CME Accreditation

45 min webcast = 0.75 credits
15 min Q&A = 0.25 credits
Total = 1.00 credits

Description

This webinar will cover steps to prevent cardiovascular disease by addressing metabolic risk.

Learning Objectives

  1. Learn how metabolic factors contribute to risk of cardiovascular disease.
  2. Review lifestyle and diet considerations that reduce metabolic risk.
  3. Understand treatment strategies and goals for managing metabolic risk factors to reduce cardiovascular disease.

Disclosures

Consultant – Merck, Novo Nordisk, Grants/Fellowships – UniQure Inc., Medical Education – Cardiometabolic Health Congress, IMNE, MedIntelligence, Medscape, Medical Education Resources

This enduring material activity, Metabolic Basis of CVD Prevention, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 1.00 prescribed credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Term of approval begins October 4, 2018. Term of approval is for one year from this date. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The Prevention of Heart Attacks and Strokes: A Disease-Inflammatory Approach

The Prevention of Heart Attacks and Strokes: A Disease-Inflammatory Approach

Speaker Name/Credentials

Amy L. Doneen, DNP, ARNP
Medical Director – Heart Attack & Stroke Prevention Center, Co-Founder – Bale/Doneen Method, Adjunct Professor – Texas Tech University Health Sciences
Spokane, WA

Estimated time of Talk

30 minutes

CME Accreditation

30 min webcast = 0.50 credits
15 min Q&A = 0.25 credits
Total = 0.75 credits

Description

This webinar will cover imaging modalities and biomarkers for the identification of cardiovascular disease.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the techniques to assess for the presence of subclinical atherosclerosis.
  • Understand event reality and the general concept of atherosclerosis and vascular inflammation.
  • Understand the various root causes associated with the development of vascular inflammation and atherosclerosis.

Conflicts of Interest

Consultant – Cleveland HeartLab

Consultant – MyGenetics

This enduring material activity, The Prevention of Heart Attacks and Strokes: A Disease-Inflammatory Approach, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 0.75 prescribed credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Term of approval begins October 4, 2018. Term of approval is for one year from this date. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

New Concepts in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Hypertension: The Role of Endothelial Function, Vascular Biology, Nitric Oxide, ADMA and SDMA

New Concepts in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Hypertension

Speaker Name/Credentials

Mark Houston, MD, MS, MSc, ABAARM, FACP, FAHA, FASH, FACN, FAARM
Director, Hypertension Institute and Vascular Biology
Saint Thomas West Hospital
Nashville, TN

For more information about Dr. Houston, please visit:
http://hypertensioninstitute.com/doctor/dr-mark-houston/

Estimated time of Talk

45 minutes

CME Accreditation

45 min webcast = 0.75 credits
15 min Q&A = 0.25 credits
Total = 1.0 credits

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the pathogenesis of hypertension and Endothelial Dysfunction
  • Review the role of vascular biology, three finite vascular responses (inflammation, oxidative stress and vascular immune function), plasma renin activity (PRA) and aldosterone to select optimal integrative anti-hypertensive therapy to reduce BP and decrease CVD.
  • Review the role of Nitric Oxide, ADMA and SDMA in hypertension and CVD
  • Review diagnostic testing for hypertension: 24 hour ambulatory BP (ABM), endothelial function and arterial compliance testing.
  • Be able to prioritize and personalize the most important nutritional, nutraceutical supplements and life style treatments for hypertension

Conflicts of Interest

Dr. Houston is an independent contractor/consultant for Biotics Research, Spectracell, Designs for Health, Thorne, Vibrant America Labs, Cleveland HeartLab and AC Grace and he is on the review panel/board for Designs for Health, Thorne, Boston Heart Lab, Itamar and receives grants from private industry from Biotics, Thorne and Neogenis.

This enduring material activity, New Concepts in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Hypertension: The Role of Endothelial Function, Vascular Biology, Nitric Oxide, ADMA and SDMA, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 1.0 prescribed credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Term of approval begins October 4, 2018. Term of approval is for one year from this date. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.