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.
Understanding and Communicating RiskFaculty: Rosanne B. McTyre, MD
This presentation covers key concepts in risk communication including stressful situations, available tools and a case study.