Review of the Cardiometabolic Effects of Low-Carbohydrate and Very-Low-Carbohydrate (Including Ketogenic) Diets

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Speaker Name/Credentials

Carol Kirkpatrick, PhD, MPH, RDN, CLS, FNLA

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 webcast will review the NLA Scientific Statement on the “Review of current evidence and clinical recommendations on the effects of low-carbohydrate and very-low-carbohydrate (including ketogenic) diets for the management of body weight and other cardiometabolic risk factors: A scientific statement from the National Lipid Association Nutrition and Lifestyle Task Force.”

Learning Objectives

  1. Describe the various carbohydrate-restricted dietary patterns.
  2. Review evidence regarding the efficacy of low-carbohydrate diets for weight loss and weight loss management.
  3. Review evidence regarding the effects of low-carbohydrate diets on additional cardiometabolic risk factors, including lipids/lipoproteins, glycemic control, and blood pressure.
  4. Discuss the key recommendations of the National Lipid Association Scientific Statement.
  5. Utilize the key recommendations in clinical practice when counseling patients on the use of low-carbohydrate and very-low-carbohydrate dietary patterns.

Disclosures

none

This enduring material activity, Review of the Cardiometabolic Effects of Low-Carbohydrate and Very-Low-Carbohydrate (Including Ketogenic) Diets, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 1.0  prescribed credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Term of approval begins July 1, 2020. 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.

Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Cardiovascular Outcomes

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Speaker Name/Credentials

Keith C. Ferdinand, MD, FACC, FAHA, FNLA, FASPC

Time of Talk

30 minutes

CME Accreditation

30 min webcast = 0.50 credits
15 min exam = 0.25 credits
Total = 0.75 credits

Description

This webcast will review the ethnic disparities in cardiovascular outcomes.

Learning Objectives

  1. Describe CVD disparities in risk factor prevalence and outcomes in the United States
  2. Highlight genomic variation and social determinants on CVD
  3. Discuss strategies to eliminate disparities among racial/ethnic minorities

Disclosures
Consultant– Amgen, Sanofi, Boehringer Ingelheim, Novartis, Quantum Genomics

This enduring material activity, Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Cardiovascular Outcomes, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 0.75  prescribed credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Term of approval begins July 1, 2020. 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.

Sleep Health: Healthy Sleep, Healthy Heart

Sleep Health: Healthy Sleep, Healthy Heart

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

 

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.

 

Aggressive Detection and Reversal of Heart Disease

Aggressive Detection and Reversal of Heart Disease

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

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 30, 2020. 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.