A Primer in Fatty Acids: Why We Need to Understand Fish Oil

A Primer in Fatty Acids: Why We Need to Understand Fish Oil

Speaker Name/Credentials

Seth Baum, MD, FACC, FAHA, FACPM, FNLA
President-Elect, American Society for Preventive Cardiology
Medical Director, Women’s Preventive Cardiology
Christine E. Lynn Women’s Health & Wellness Institute
Boca Raton Regional Hospital
Co-Founder and Chief Medical Officer
MB Clinical Research

Estimated time of Talk

45 minutes

Learning Objectives

  • Define the common fats and fatty acids
  • Understand EPA, DHA, and their derivatives
  • Examine the flaws in Omega-3 CVD Intervention Trials
  • Learn to read a label
  • Understand omega-3 testing and why it makes a difference to test our patients

Conflicts of Interest

AstraZeneca Research/Consultant/Speaker
Regeneron/Sanofi Research
Akcea Research/Consultant
Formulated VitalOils1000TM
Wife owns VitalRemedyMD, Inc.

An Integrative Medicine Approach to the Management of Cardiometabolic Disease

Joseph Lamb Cardiometabolic Disease

Speaker Name / Credentials

Joseph J. Lamb, MD
Hypertension Institute and Vascular Biology
Saint Thomas Hospital, Nashville, TN

Estimated time of Talk

45 minutes

Description

This webinar will cover nutritional and lifestyle approaches to insulin resistance and cardiometabolic disease.

Learning Objectives

  • Participants should be able to recognize the physiologic connections between environment (nutritional and lifestyle choices) and gene expression as an influence upon phenotypic expression of insulin resistance and cardiometabolic disease.
  • Participants should be able to recommend nutritional and lifestyle medicine approaches in a personalized, evidence-based approach for insulin resistance and cardiometabolic disease.
  • Participants should be able to understand use of phytonutrients, medical foods, and lifestyle change programs as nutritional support for relevant chronic diseases.

Disclosures

Consultant for Nature’s Sunshine Products, Stockholder in KinDex Pharmaceuticals, LLC.

The Power of Sleep: A Key to Addressing Inflammation and Optimizing Health

Param Dedhia The Power of Sleep

Speaker Name / Credentials

Param Dedhia, MD
Director of Sleep Medicine, Canyon Ranch

Estimated time of Talk

30 minutes

Description

This webcast will cover the importance of sleep as it relates to various comorbidities, inflammation and long-term cardiovascular risk.

Learning Objectives

  • Present the power of sleep as a key for optimal health
  • Illuminate the sleep-inflammation connection
  • Offer tips and clinical pearls for best sleep

Disclosures

None

Wading Through the Sea of Fish Oil Choices: How do we sort science from marketing?

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Speaker Name/Credentials

Seth J. Baum, MD, FACC, FAHA, FACPM, FNLA
Director, Women’s Preventive Cardiology, BRRH

Estimated Time of Talk

30 minutes

Description

This webcast will review the metabolism and clinical importance of omega-3 fatty acids, and overview the intervention trials associated with supplementation.

Learning Objectives

  • Review the definitions of triglycerides, saturated/unsaturated fatty acids and omega-3 and -6 fatty acids
  • Understand how to properly read a fish oil label
  • Understand EPA, DHA and their derivatives
  • Review the largest omega-3 CVD intervention trials

Target Audience                                                   

Primary Care Physicians, Internal Medicine and, Specialists

Conflicts of Interest

Dr. Baum is a formulator of VitalOils 1000 and Treasurer of ISSFAL

 

Treating the Cause to Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease

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Speaker Name / Credentials

Caldwell B. Esselstyn, Jr. MD
Director, Cardiovascular Prevention & Reversal Program
The Cleveland Clinic Wellness Institute

Estimated Time of Talk

45 mins.

Description

This webcast will present on the importance of what we eat and how it may contribute to Cardiovascular disease.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the impact a plant based diet may have on cardiovascular disease risk
  • Discuss how what we eat can impact our quality of life
  • Review present day approaches to treating cardiovascular disease and options to alter the approach to address the cause

Target Audience

Primary Care Physicians, Internal Medicine and, Specialists

Conflicts of Interest

None