The Role of Apolipoprotein C-III in Coronary Artery Disease

This lecture will address how apolipoprotein C-III has been referred to as an important participant in the metabolism of triglyceride-rich lipoproteins, leading to hypertriglyceridemia and thereafter cardiovascular disease. Learn more about innovative therapies for cardiovascular protection.

Target Audience

Cardiologists, Endocrinologists, Family Physicians, General Internists, Gynecologists, Internal Medicine Physicians, Physician Assistants and Fellows.

Learning Objectives

  • Examine the evidence indicating that apolipoprotein C-III can affect the development of cardiovascular disease. 
  • Explore the development of innovative therapies for cardiovascular protection.
Additional information
Bibliography: 

Luo, Mengdie, and Daoquan Peng. "The emerging role of apolipoprotein C-III: beyond effects on triglyceride metabolism." Lipids in health and disease 15.1 (2016): 184. 

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 0.75 General certificate of attendance
Course opens: 
05/01/2017
Course expires: 
05/01/2018

William Virgil Brown, M.D.     
Director, Division of Arteriosclerosis and Lipid Metabolism 
Emory University School of Medicine
Charles Howard Candler Professor Emeritus
Atlanta, Georgia 

William Virgil Brown, M.D., has disclosed that he serves as a consultant to Akcea, Aegerion Pharmaceuticals, Esperion, Kowa Pharma and Merck, and that he is a member of the speakers bureaus for Merck, Kowa Pharma, Med Learning Group and the National Lipid Association. Also, Dr. Brown is a member of the Data and Safety Monitoring Committee for Amgen, Genzyme, Esperion and Sanofi.  Dr. Brown has indicated that his presentations will not include discussion of off-label or unapproved 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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Baptist Health South Florida is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Baptist Health has been re-surveyed by the ACCME and awarded Commendation for 6 years as a provider of CME for physicians.
              
Baptist Health South Florida designates this enduring material for a maximum of  0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
 

Available Credit

  • 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 0.75 General certificate of attendance

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
05/01/2017
Course expires: 
05/01/2018
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