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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: April 21, 2015
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Guest John Guyton, MD with Host Alan S. Brown, MD

As many as 25% of patients taking statins may experience side effects. How should clinicians respond to the broad spectrum of side effects and variable severities reported? Host Dr. Alan Brown welcomes Dr. John Guyton, Associate Professor of Medicine and Assistant Professor of Pathology at Duke...

Air Date: September 22, 2014
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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: September 22, 2014
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Guest Kevin Maki, PhD, FNLA, CLS with Host Alan S. Brown, MD

A paradigm shift in the management of lipid disorders has been witnessed of late based on evidence reviews by the AHA and the ACC. Where the clinical dogma once focused on targeting specific lipoproteins, clinicians are now trending toward using appropriate dosages of statins for lowering non-...

Air Date: September 15, 2014
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Guest Kevin Maki, PhD, FNLA, CLS with Host Alan S. Brown, MD

What's the evidence for LDL and other non-HDL targets for primary and secondary prevention of heart disease? What are the comparative benefits versus toxicities of all lipid-lowering medications in clinical use? Addressing these and other questions from the standpoing of recent NLA...

Air Date: September 9, 2014
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Guest Carl Orringer, MD, FACC, FNLA with Host Alan S. Brown, MD

What are some of the causes of high triglycerides? What is the biggest health risk? And, for these patients, at what level is the risk greater for developing pancreatitis and coronary artery disease? Host Dr. Alan Brown welcomes Dr. Carl Orringer, Associate Professor of Medicine at the...

Air Date: August 26, 2014
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Guest Kevin C. Maki, PhD, FNLA, CLS with Host Alan S. Brown, MD

At the most recent National Lipid Association (NLA) meeting, host Dr. Alan Brown welcomes Kevin Maki, PhD, FNLA, CLS, Chief Science Officer for Midwest Center for Metabolic and Cardiovascular Research and Adjunct Faculty position in Biostatistics and Applied Epidemiology at DePaul University,...

Air Date: May 13, 2014
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Guest Anne Goldberg, MD with Host Alan S. Brown, MD

Host Dr. Alan Brown is joined by Anne Goldberg, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine at Washington University School of Medicine and a member of the ACC/AHA Blood Cholesterol Guidelines Panel. Dr. Goldberg will provide a review of the panel assembled by National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute...

Air Date: May 13, 2014
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Guests Expert Panel of the NLA with Host Alan S. Brown, MD

Host Dr. Alan Brown is joined by an expert panel to discuss the NLA's latest draft document that will serve as recommendations to clinicians for treating patients with dyslipidemia. The National Lipid Association's goal was to harmonize guidelines among what has been presented in the past by the...

Air Date: May 8, 2014
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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 8, 2014
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