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

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