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Metabolic Basis of CVD Prevention


Robert H. Eckel, M.D.

Professor of Medicine, Professor of Physiology and Biophysics, Charles A. Boettcher II Chair in Atherosclerosis, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Aurora, CO

Time of Talk

45 minutes


This webinar will cover steps to prevent cardiovascular disease by addressing metabolic risk.

Learning Objectives

  1. Learn how metabolic factors contribute to risk of cardiovascular disease.
  2. Review lifestyle and diet considerations that reduce metabolic risk.
  3. Understand treatment strategies and goals for managing metabolic risk factors to reduce cardiovascular disease.


Consultant – Merck, Novo Nordisk, Grants/Fellowships – UniQure Inc., Medical Education – Cardiometabolic Health Congress, IMNE, MedIntelligence, Medscape, Medical Education Resource

This enduring material activity, Metabolic Basis of CVD Prevention, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 1.00 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.