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"Lipid Luminations" is brought to you by the National Lipid Association. This program focuses on the field of lipidology, highlighting recent advances in lipid management and heart disease. Scientific and clinical research updates, new treatment options, best practices in patient care are just a few of the topics that will be examined on this program.




Treating Erectile Dysfunction: Key Cardiovascular Considerations

Host: Alan S. Brown, MD, FNLA Live from the Clinical Lipid Update of the National Lipid Association in Amelia Island, FL, host Dr. Alan Brown welcomes Dr. Robert Kloner, Vice President of Translation at Huntington Medical Research Institutes and Professor of Medicine in the Cardiovascular Division of Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California. Dr. Kloner discusses the cardiovascular risk factors associated with erectile dysfunction, safety and efficacy of erectile...

Duration: 00:15:59

Pharmacometabolomics to Predict Statin Response: Ready for Prime Time?

Host: Alan S. Brown, MD, FNLA Live from the Clinical Lipid Update of the National Lipid Association in Amelia Island, FL, host Dr. Alan Brown welcomes Dr. Rhoda Cooper-DeHoff. Dr. Cooper-DeHoff is an Associate Professor in the Department of Pharmacotherapy and Translational Research and Division of Cardiovascular Medicine of the Colleges of Pharmacy and Medicine at the University of Florida. She is also Associate Director of the Center for Pharmacogenomics at this institution. Dr....

Duration: 00:14:00

Triglyceride-Lowering Therapies: Addressing Gaps in the Guidelines

Host: Alan S. Brown, MD, FNLA Live from the Clinical Lipid Update of the National Lipid Association in Amelia Island, FL, host Dr. Alan Brown welcomes Dave Dixon, PharmD, Clinical Pharmacist and Associate Professor of Pharmacology at Virginia Commonwealth University School of Pharmacy. Dr. Dixon is also a Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist, Clinical Lipid Specialist, and Fellow of the National Lipid Association. He serves as a Regional Representative for the Southeast Chapter of...

Duration: 00:10:00

Canadian Perspectives on Managing Lipid Disorders in Children

Host: Alan S. Brown, MD, FNLA Like in the United States, Canadian citizens contend with a high pediatric prevelance of lipid disorders, particularly familial hypercholesterolemia. However, perspectives on clinical care and standards public health priorities to address dyslipidemia differ markedly between these two countries. Can American practitioners and health policy experts alike benefit from Canadian approaches to lipidology? Dr. Alan Brown welcomes Dr. Julie St. Pierre, Professor of...

Duration: 00:17:59

Selecting the Right Contraception for the Dyslipidemic Woman

Host: Alan S. Brown, MD, FNLA Guest: Robert Wild, MD, MPH, D.Phil. Recorded live at the recent Annual National Lipid Association meeting, Dr. Alan Brown welcomes Dr. Robert Wild to discuss types of dyslipidemia that clinicans may see in women of child bearing age, particularly those using hormonal contraception. The two discuss ways for clinicians to trace the source of dyslipidemia in these women, from primary to secondary causes, and how this knowledge can guide future contraception...

Duration: 00:22:29

Lipid-Lowering Drug Interactions in Cardiovascular Agents

Host: Alan S. Brown, MD, FNLA Joining Dr. Alan Brown to discuss the pharmacokinetic data behind drug interactions between treatments for complex lipid abnormalities is Dr. Barbara Wiggins, Pharm.D, clinical pharmacy specialist in cardiology at the Medical University of South Carolina and adjunct professor at the South Carolina School of Pharmacy. Dr. Wiggens has served as a member of the cardiovascular expert panel for the United States Pharmacopoeia.

Duration: 00:15:59

The Life and Times of LDL Cholesterol

Host: Harold Bays, MD, FNLA Dr. Harold Bays welcomes Dr, Alan Remaley, clinical pathologist and Section Chief of the Lipoprotein Metabolism Section in the Cardiopulmonary Branch of the National Heart Lung, and Blood Institute in Bethesda, MD. Their discussion centers on LDL cholesterol from a variety of little-known aspects: its history as a biomarker for disease status, the ways in which it gets specifically measured, and the rise of lipid-altering pharmacotherapies to combat excessive...

Duration: 00:12:59

Pathways Toward Better Lipid Medication Adherence

Host: Alan S. Brown, MD, FNLA Medication Adherence: is it the Achilles Heel in your therapies for patients with dyslipidemia? Dr. Lynne Braun, nurse practitioner in the Preventive Cardiology Center and the Heart Center for Women, and Professor in the Department of Adult Health Nursing at the Rush College of Nursing in Chicago, targets three critical barriers to lipid medication adherance: weak patient-provider relationships, health illiteracy, and poor health care transitions after...

Duration: 00:13:29

Special Populations in Patient-Centered Management of Dyslipidemia

Host: Alan S. Brown, MD, FNLA Dr. Alan Brown welcomes Dr. Peter Jones, Associate Professor of Medicine and Atherosclorosis/Lipidology at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, TX. They review special populations in the treatment of dyslipidemia, including Asians, women, elderly patients, and the immune-compromised.

Duration: 00:17:59

Dyslipidemia in The Elderly: How Old is Too Old to Treat?

Host: Alan S. Brown, MD, FNLA Guest: Joyce Ross, MSN, CRNP, CS, CLS, FNLA, FPCNA One of the most recurrent questions that cardiologists and lipidologists face in daily practice is how to best approach the elderly patient with dyslipidemia. Joining Dr. Alan Brown for special considerations in this population and guideline-based recommendations for management is Joyce Ross, certified registered nurse practitioner, clinical lipid specialist, and President-Elect of the National Lipid Association.

Duration: 00:18:59

Guidelines for Diagnosis and Management of Dyslipidemia in Patients with HI

In this session of Lipid Luminations, host Dr. Alan Brown welcomes Dr. Merle Myerson, founder and director of the Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Program, Lipid Clinic, Pre-Exercise Heart Screening Program, and Cardiology Section/Institute for Advanced Medicine (HIV) at Mount Sinai St. Lukes and Mount Sinai Roosevelt Hospitals. Dr. Myerson reviews the guidelines for prevention, diagnosis, and management of dyslipidemia in patients with HIV. Supported by an Educational Grant from...

Duration: 00:13:59

Million Hearts Initiative with Dr. Janet Wright, Executive Director

Host: Alan S. Brown, MD, FNLA Guest: Janet Wright, MD Heart disease and stroke are two of the leading causes of death in the United States. The Department of Health and Human Services, with several key partners, launched the Million Hearts national public-private initiative. Million Hearts aims to prevent one million heart attacks and strokes over five years through behavioral changes and clinical interventions. Host Dr. Alan Brown welcomes Dr. Janet Wright, cardiologist and Executive...

Duration: 00:15:59