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Guest Allen Taylor, MD with Host Alan S. Brown, MD

Dr. Allen J. Taylor, director of advanced cardiac imaging at the Washington Hospital Center in Washington, DC, joins host Dr. Alan Brown to discuss the practical application and appropriateness of imaging guidlines related to screening for cardiovascular risk as well as carotid intima-media...

Air Date: April 26, 2011
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Guest Anne Goldberg, MD with Host Alan S. Brown, MD

The National Lipid Association Foundation is emphasizing awareness of the most common inherited form of high cholesterol, familial hypercholesterolemia. Endocrinologist Dr. Anne Goldberg, talks with host Dr. Alan Brown about how to recognize and treat this hereditary cause of early onset...

Air Date: April 26, 2011
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Guest Carl Orringer, MD with Host Alan S. Brown, MD

The Medicare donut hole, underemployment, and loss of employment can all put patients in situations that make affording lipid medications difficult to impossible. Host Dr. Alan Brown talks to Dr. Carl Orringer, director of the Lipid Clinic and Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine Program at...

Air Date: March 15, 2011
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Guest Michael H. Davidson, MD with Host Alan S. Brown, MD

From reversing atherosclerosis with HDL modification to promising antibodies on the horizon for lowering LDL cholesterol, the science of lipidology is a quickly-evolving field. What is the role of the National Lipid Association in clinical practice for clinicians who may not be lipid specialists...

Air Date: February 16, 2011
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Guest Michael H. Davidson, MD with Host Alan S. Brown, MD

Lipid Luminations host Dr. Alan Brown and his guest, Dr. Michael Davidson, discuss the predictive value of lipid biomarkers and inflammatory markers, particularly when compared with traditional risk factors, as well as the process of developing consensus on the use of novel risk factors.

Air Date: February 16, 2011
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Guest Ralph LaForge with Host Alan S. Brown, MD

Joining host Dr. Alan Brown, Ralph LaForge, clinical exercise physiologist at Duke University in the department of endocrinology, and senior faculty consultant to the diabetes division of the US Indian Health Service, discusses the health issues of the Native American population, and some of the...

Air Date: September 28, 2010
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Guest Samuel Gidding, MD with Host Alan S. Brown, MD

What age does atherosclerosis and increased risk of heart attacks begin? Can children be at risk, and under what conditions should children's cholesterol levels be checked? Host Dr. Alan Brown discusses lipids in pediatric patients with Dr. Sam Gidding, of the Nemours Cardiac Center at the...

Air Date: September 28, 2010
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Guest Keith Ferdinand, MD with Host Alan S. Brown, MD

Though metabolic syndrome has not been found to be higher in the African American population compared to other populations, African Americans' rates of illnesses related to metabolic syndrome are higher. What explains this riddle? Host Dr. Alan Brown talks with Dr. Keith Ferdinand, clinical...

Air Date: September 28, 2010
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Guest William S. Harris, PhD with Host Alan S. Brown, MD

What are the differences among fish-based omega-3s, plant-based omega-3s, and supplements? Find out what the recommendations are for individuals without known cardiovascular disease, as host Dr. Alan Brown talks with Dr. William Harris, director of the Cardiovascular Health Research Center at...

Air Date: September 28, 2010
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Guest Luther Clark, MD with Host Alan S. Brown, MD

What happens when 25 highly-accomplished experts get together to develop the guidelines that will influence clinical lipidology practice? Who makes up the expert panels that develop guidelines, how are critical issues identified, what kinds of evidence are considered, and what are the keys to a...

Air Date: May 20, 2010
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