Live Event at Baptist Hospital Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute Grand Rounds: Evaluating and Treating Dyslipidemia in the Cardiometabolic Syndrome

Miami, FL US
February 15, 2017

Cardiometabolic syndrome is a constellation of metabolic dysfunction characterized by insulin resistance and impaired glucose tolerance, atherogenic dyslipidemia, hypertension and intra-abdominal adiposity (IAA). The components of this syndrome individually and interdependently are strong risk factors for high cardiovascular morbidity and mortality.  This course will provide an overview of the components of metabolic syndrome, as well as evidence-based recommendations for adequate management. 

Learning Objectives

  • Identify the components of the Metabolic Syndrome (MetS) and recognize the typical lipid profile in MetS.
  • Review the general principles in the various lipid guidelines.
  • Implement evidence-based recommendations for non-pharmacologic and pharmacologic lipid therapies in MetS.
  • Assess recent evidence for lipid intervention beyond statins.

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Additional information

6:00 p.m. ♦ Lecture

7:30 p.m. ♦ Adjourn

Course Summary
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
02/15/2017 - 6:00pm EST
Event ends: 
02/15/2017 - 7:30pm EST
Baptist Hospital of Miami
8900 N. Kendall Drive
Miami, FL 33176
United States

Carl "Chip" Lavie M.D., FACC, FESPM
Medical Director, Cardiac Rehabilitation and Prevention
Director, Exercise Laboratories
John Ochsner Heart and Vascular Institute
Professor of Medicine
Ochsner Clinical School-UQ School of Medicine
Editor-in-Chief, Progress in Cardiovascular Diseases
Associate Editor and Cardiovascular Section Editor,Mayo Clinic Proceedings

Carl Lavie, M.D. has indicated he is a consultant and is a member of the speakers’ bureau for Bristol-Myers Squibb, Pfizer, Boehringer Ingelheim, Amgen, Sanofi, Regeneron, Amarin Pharma, Upsher Smith, Kowa Pharma, DSM and his discussion will not include mention of investigational or off-label usage.

Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development, and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

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