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Lipid Luminations on ReachMD

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Guest Joyce Ross, MSN, CRNP, CS, CLS, FNLA, FPCNA with Host Alan S. Brown, MD

One of the most recurrent questions that cardiologists and lipidologists face in daily practice is how to best approach the elderly patient with dyslipidemia. Joining Dr. Alan Brown for special considerations in this population and guideline-based recommendations for management is Joyce Ross,...

Air Date: July 31, 2015
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Guest Don Wilson, MD with Host Alan S. Brown, MD

Host Dr. Alan Brown welcomes Dr. Don Wilson, Endocrinologist at Cook Children's Health Care System, Fort Worth, Texas. Dr. Wilson will review dyslipidemia in children and adolescent patients. Key points of their discussion will cover the association between abnormal lipid levels in children...

Air Date: July 24, 2015
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Guest Merle Myerson, MD with Host Alan S. Brown, MD

In this session of Lipid Luminations, host Dr. Alan Brown welcomes Dr. Merle Myerson, founder and director of the Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Program, Lipid Clinic, Pre-Exercise Heart Screening Program, and Cardiology Section/Institute for Advanced Medicine (HIV) at Mount Sinai St...

Air Date: July 17, 2015
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Guest Janet Wright, MD with Host Alan S. Brown, MD

Heart disease and stroke are two of the leading causes of death in the United States. The Department of Health and Human Services, with several key partners, launched the Million Hearts national public-private initiative.  Million Hearts aims to prevent one million heart attacks and strokes over...

Air Date: May 11, 2015
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Guest Robert Wild, MD, PHD, MPH with Host Alan S. Brown, MD

An old clinical dogma in OB/GYN was that dyslipidemia during pregnancy wouldn't have any long term implications on the developing fetus because of short exposures at 9 months. This has since been shown to be untrue. What health issues surface in children whose mothers experienced abnormally...

Air Date: March 27, 2015
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Guest Virgil Brown, MD with Host Alan S. Brown, MD

Is there a patient age at which statin therapy should be discontinued? Likewise, what does the current evidence tell us about initiating vs not initiating statin therapy in older patients? Joining Lipid Luminations to discuss these and other important questions is Dr. W. Virgil Brown, Charles...

Air Date: January 30, 2015
Average: 4 (2 votes)
Guest Monica Marin, MD with Host Alan S. Brown, MD

Obesity is associated with systemic inflammation and oxidative stress, the leading steps towards development of atherosclerosis. Myloperoxidase (MPO) mediated oxidative damage of high-density lipoprotein (HDL) leads to a dysfunctional HDL which likely becomes pro-atherogenic. But, what happens...

Air Date: January 5, 2015
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Guest Joshua W. Knowles, MD, PhD with Host Alan S. Brown, MD

Speaking with host Dr. Alan Brown on the state of genetic testing for familial hypercholesterolemia (FH) is Dr. Joshua W. Knowles, MD, PhD, Instructor of Cardiovascular Medicine at Stanford University and Attending Physician of the Stanford Center for Inherited Cardiovascular Disease Familial...

Air Date: December 22, 2014
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Guest Marc Hamilton, MD with Host Larry Kaskel, MD

Host Dr. Alan Brown welcomes Dr. Marc Hamilton, Professor at Pennington Biomedical Research Center in Baton Rouge, LA. Their convesation focuses on the cardiometabolic consequences of lengthy sitting times, such as in people with "desk job careers."

Air Date: December 15, 2014
Average: 4 (1 vote)
Guest Dr. Harold Bay with Host Alan S. Brown, MD

Dr. Harold Bays, Chair for the National Lipid Association's expert panel on Adiposity, Obesity, and Dyslipidemia, discusses with host Dr. Alan Brown the panel's consensus statement published in the Journal of Clinical Lipidology.

Air Date: December 1, 2014
Average: 5 (1 vote)


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