2013 Spring CLU Highlights
Gender Differences in CVD Risk ManagementFaculty: Nanette K. Wenger, MD, MACC, MACP, FAHA
The impact of gender, both standalone and in conjunction with other risk factors is examined.
Untangling the "Heavy" Cardiovascular Burden of ObesityFaculty: Carl J. Lavie, MD, FACC, FACP, FCCP
Obesity is increasing in epidemic proportions. Body mass index (BMI) has been primarily used for the identification of obesity related risk factors; but body fatness, waist circumference and waist to hip ratio may be superior.
Pregnancy and Dyslipidemia: A Window of Future HealthFaculty: Robert Wild, MD, MPH, PhD
Pregnancy, childbrith, early life and the care we deliver during these crucial times are window of opportunity to affect lipid health across the lifespan.