Cardiovascular Health in Menopausal Women

Understanding the Critical Triad of Aging, Hormones, and Inflammation

After watching the webcast you will be automatically forwarded to the evaluation to earn your CME credits.

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?

After watching the webcast you will be automatically forwarded to the evaluation to earn your CME credits.

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

After watching the webcast you will be automatically forwarded to the evaluation to earn your CME credits.

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.