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.