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.

Aspirin Effectiveness and its Influence on Cardiovascular Risk

Speaker Name/Credentials

Jeffrey Boone, M.D.
Founder and Director of the Boone Heart Institute

Estimated Time of Talk

45 minutes

Description

This webinar will cover clinical implications and therapeutic approaches to patients who are poor responders to aspirin therapy.

Learning Objectives

  1. Learn how aspirin therapy reduces cardiovascular events.
  2. Review how 11-dhTXB2 levels can indicate aspirin effectiveness.
  3. Therapeutic considerations and additional testing for those who are poor responders to aspirin therapy.

Conflicts of Interest

Speaker- Amgen, Aralez, Cleveland HeartLab

Pharmacological Principles of Treating Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus

Pharmacological Principles of Treating Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus

Speaker Name/Credentials

Blair Geho, MD, PhD
Adjunct Professor and Chief Translational Officer
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine 

Learning Objectives

  • Review of normal insulin physiology
  • Review of glucose metabolism in type 1 diabetes: Correction of common misunderstandings
  • Strategies to correct deficiencies of current insulin therapy of type 1 diabetes mellitus

Conflicts of Interest

Founder, Chief Scientific Officer and member of the Board of Directors at Diasome Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

The Human Microbiome in Health and Disease

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Speaker Name / Credentials

Robert Rountree, MD
Boulder Wellcare
Boulder, CO

Estimated time of Talk

55 minutes

Description

This webinar will review the health impacts of the human gut microbiome.

Learning Objectives

  • Review the composition of the human microbiome
  • Learn the functions of the microbial metagenome
  • Discuss the role of diet and environmental factors on microbial diversity and composition
  • Explore the impact of alterations in the microbiome on human health

Disclosures

Independent contractor/consultant/speaker for Thorne Research, Albion Laboratories, Genova Diagnostics.

Tame the Flames of PCOS: A Unique Integrative Approach

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Speaker Name / Credentials

Felice Gersh, MD
Medical Director, Integrative Medical Group of Irvine
Attending Faculty, USC Keck School of Medicine

Estimated time of Talk

30 minutes

Description

This webinar will review polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) including how it manifests and how it can be managed.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the metabolic complexity behind PCOS
  • Identify those who are at risk of PCOS, what the symptoms are, and how to diagnose it
  • Review the current available treatments and those on the horizon
  • Understand how patients can live a ‘normal’ life with PCOS

Disclosures

Dr. Gersh is a consultant and speaker for Cleveland HeartLab, Inc.

Why We Get Fat?: An Alternative Hypothesis of Obesity

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Speaker Name / Credentials

Gary Taubes
Author, American science writer

Estimated time of Talk

40 minutes

Description

This webcast will overview the question of what’s making us fat and how we can change

Learning Objectives

  • Reveal the good and bad nutritional science of the last century
  • Address foods that should be eaten and avoided
  • Describe the role exercise and genetics play in our weight

Target Audience

Primary Care Physicians, Internal Medicine, and Specialists