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This symposium will provide a sophisticated understanding of the science of lipoprotein metabolism, and a stronger grasp on the complicated mechanisms by which HDL particle number and functionality can be bolstered to enhance the anti-atherogenic properties of HDL and reduce CVD risk. This program will also inform clinicians of diverse emergent approaches to enhance the beneficial effects of HDL.
PETER P. TOTH, MD, PhD – Chair
Director of Preventive Cardiology
Sterling Rock Falls Clinic, Ltd.
University of Illinois College of Medicine
H. BRYAN BREWER JR., MD
Director, Washington Cardiovascular Associates
Senior Research Consultant
Lipoprotein and Atherosclerosis Research
Cardiovascular Research Institute
MedStar Research Institute
Washington Hospital Center
ROBERT S. ROSENSON, MD, FACC, FACP, FAHA, FNLA
Professor of Medicine
Director, Cardiometabolic Disorders
Mount Sinai Medical Center
New York, NY
This activity is designed for cardiologists, endocrinologists, lipidologists, and other healthcare professionals involved in managing CVD risk in patients with complex dyslipidemia.
At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:
- Explain current research defining the mechanisms underlying cholesteryl ester transfer protein (CETP) inhibition and its impact on HDL metabolism;
- Discuss recent evidence regarding utility of HDL as a target for CVD risk modification including the clinical implications for patient management;
- Describe the mechanisms involved in the metabolism of HDL and how they relate to atherogenesis;
- Compare the relative effectiveness of existing treatments and emergent approaches to raise HDL and reduce CVD risk.
|Registration and Dinner:
||7:30pm – 8:00pm
8:00pm – 9:15pm
HDL as a Target for Residual CVD Risk Reduction — Dr. Toth
|Complexities of HDL Particle Heterogeneity and Function — Dr. Rosenson
|Accruing Clinical Data on Novel Approaches to Increase HDL Levels — Dr. Brewer
Question and Answer Session:
9:15pm – 9:30 pm
CRITERIA FOR SUCCESS
Statements of credit will be awarded based on the participant’s attendance at each session and submission of the activity evaluation form. A statement of credit will be available upon completion of an online evaluation/claimed credit form at www.lipid.org/cme. If you have questions about this CME/CE activity, please contact the NLA at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please claim credit by June 15, 2012.
This activity is supported by an educational grant from Genentech, USA.
||CME credit provided by the National Lipid Association.
The National Lipid Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education. The National Lipid Association designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
NCCPA accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. from organizations accredited by ACCME.
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