Lipid Insights


Tune in quarterly and hear from expert speakers to gain insights on some of the leading topics in the field of lipidology. Listen below or download the podcast to listen later.


Hosted by:

  Alan S. Brown, MD, FNLA
  Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine and Cardiology at Loyola Stritch School of Medicine
  Director, Division of Cardiology at the Advocate Heart Insiute at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge, IL
  Co-Director of the Cardiology Service Line for Advocate Medical Group/Advocate Health Care
  Park Ridge, IL





S1E1 Clinical Pearls on Provider Methods for Obtaining Prior Authorizations for PCSK9i

Guest Speaker:

  Kim K. Birtcher, PharmD, FNLA
  Clinical Professor at the University of Houston College of Pharmacy
  Houston, TX 





Additional Materials:

Checklist for Seeking Approval for a PCSK9 Inhibitor

Overcoming the Challenges of Prior Authorization


S1E2 General Gaps in FH Care

Guest Speaker:

   David Davidson, MD, FNLA
   Cardiologist at NorthShore Medical Group
   Chicago, IL





Additional Materials:

How Well do Cardiologists and Primary Care Physicians Recognize and Treat Heterozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia: A Survey from the National Lipid Association

Serving the Underserved: Are We Overlooking HoFH Patients?


JUST RELEASED: S1E3 Genetic Testing in Dyslipidemia

Guest Speaker:

   Rob Hegele, MD
   Director of the Blackburn Cardiovascular Genetics Laboratory
   Robarts Research Insitute
   London, Ontario




Additional Materials:

Genetic Testing in Dyslipidemia: A Scientific Statement from the National Lipid Association


JUST RELEASED: S1E4 Special Edition: New Lipid Therapies

Guest Speakers:

   Christie M. Ballantyne, MD, FNLA
   Chief, Sections of Cardiology and Cardiovascular Research
   Professor of Medicine, Molecular & Human Genetics, and Molecular Physiology & Biophysics
   J.S. Abercrombie Chair, Atherosclerosis & Lipoprotein Research, Department of Medicine
   Director, Center for Cardiometabolic Disease Prevention
   Baylor College of Medicine
   Houston, TX



   R. Scott Wright, MD
   Professor of Medicine
   Consultant, Division of Cardiovascular Disease
   Mayo Clinic
   Rochester, MN



Publish Date: 
Friday, March 27, 2020 - 11:45

This page was last updated: Oct 02, 2020