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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.

"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.
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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.

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Episodes

Treating Erectile Dysfunction: Key Cardiovascular Considerations

10/10/2016
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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?

10/3/2016
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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

9/26/2016
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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


PCSK9 Antibodies for Dyslipidemia: Efficacy, Safety, and Non-Lipid Effects

9/19/2016
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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. Eugenia Gianos. Dr. Gianos is an assistant professor in the Department of Medicine and co-clinical director of the Center for the Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease at the NYU School of Medicine. Dr. Gianos discusses the effectiveness, potential side effects, and patient outcomes with PCSK9 antibodies for management of dyslipidemia.

Duration: 00:14:00


Pathogenesis and Management of Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

6/20/2016
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Host: Alan S. Brown, MD, FNLA Patients in lipidolgy clinics sometimes undergo diagnostic workups for mild liver enzyme elevations, and in select cases a diagnosis of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease will be made. How does this diagnosis compare with the more inflammatory alcoholic fatty liver disease, and what roles should the lipidologist play in response to these findings? Dr. David Cohen, Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Director of Hepatology at Brigham and Women's...

Duration: 00:17:59


Canadian Perspectives on Managing Lipid Disorders in Children

6/20/2016
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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


Lipidologists Confronting the Obesity Epidemic: Perspectives from NLA President Joyce Ross

5/23/2016
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Host: Alan S. Brown, MD, FNLA Guest: Joyce Ross Host Dr. Alan Brown welcomes Joyce Ross, nurse practitioner and President of the National Lipid Association. Joyce is a consultative education specialist in Cardiovascular Risk Intervention with the University of Pennsylvania Health System. She is the first Nurse Practitioner elected as President of the NLA. Ms. Ross introduces her goals for the upcoming year, including novel efforts on behalf of the NLA to help combat America's obesity...

Duration: 00:16:29


Big Data in Lipids: Refining Cardiovascular Risk Profiles Nationwide

5/16/2016
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Host: Alan S. Brown, MD, FNLA Host Dr. Alan Brown welcomes Dr. Seth Martin, cardiologist and assistant professor of medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine with a joint appointment in epidemiology at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Dr. Martin is a faculty member in the Johns Hopkins Ciccarone Center for the Prevention of Heart Disease. Dr. Martin discusses the pursuit of lipid profiles on a national level, utilizing Big Data from health records and...

Duration: 00:16:00


Cardiovascular Risk Reduction in the Elderly: Best Lipid Strategies

5/9/2016
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Host: Alan S. Brown, MD, FNLA Guest: Joyce Ross, MSN, CRNP, CS, CLS, FNLA, FPCNA Host Dr. Alan Brown welcomes Joyce Ross, MSN, CRNP, FNLA, President-Elect of the National Lipid Association. Joyce serves as a consultative education specialist in cardiovascular risk intervention with the University of Pennsylvania Health System. Their discussion focuses on lipid management to reduce atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD) risk in elderly patient populations. Thhis interview was...

Duration: 00:16:00


What's the Deal with Saturated Fat and Cardiovascular Disease Risk?

5/2/2016
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Host: Alan S. Brown, MD, FNLA Dr. Alan Brown welcomes Dr. Penny Kris-Etherton, Distinguished Professor of Nutrition at Penn State and Past President of NLA. Dr. Kris-Etherton reviews the current dietary recommendations for saturated fat for the population at large and for reducing LDL-C levels. The two discuss the evidence to support these dietary recommendations and optimal replacement nutrients for dietary saturated fatty acids (SFAs).

Duration: 00:16:00


Lipidology's Advances and Growing Pains: Technologies, Drug Trials, and Guidelines

4/21/2016
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Host: Alan S. Brown, MD, FNLA Host Dr. Alan Brown welcomes Dr. Steven Nissen, Chairman of the Department of Cardiovascular Medicine and Professor of Medicine at the Lerner School of Medicine of the Cleveland Clinic. The two focus on some of the major developments in lipidology today, from roles of intravascular ultrasound to updates in clinical drug trials to perspectives on past and present guideline recommendations.

Duration: 00:15:59


The Lipidology Essentials: Making of a Specialty's Annual Summary

4/18/2016
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Host: Alan S. Brown, MD, FNLA Guest: Harold Bays, MD, FNLA Dr. Alan Brown welcomes Dr. Harold Bays, President of the Southeast Lipid Association and President of the Louisville Metabolic and Atherosclerotic Research Center in Louisville, KY. Dr. Bays led a novel educational effort to provide an annual summary of clinical lipidology to readers of the Journal of Clinical Lipidology. With insightful commentaries of value to lipidologists and generalists alike, the annual summary is expected...

Duration: 00:19:29


Clinical Decisions on Cardiovascular Disease: Are Risks or Causes Your Guide?

9/21/2015
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Host: Alan S. Brown, MD, FNLA Guest: Allan Sniderman, MD Risk is calculated by a variety of algorithms, all of which produce an estimate for that individual based on age, gender, cholesterol, blood pressure, and smoking history. The estimate is critical to clinical decision-making, but how accurate is it? Host Dr. Alan Brown welcomes Dr. Allan Sniderman, Edwards Professor of Cardiology at McGill University, to discuss why we should pay more attention to the causes, and less to the risks,...

Duration: 00:27:59


Pathways Toward Better Lipid Medication Adherence

8/24/2015
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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

8/10/2015
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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. Supported by an Educational Grant from AstraZeneca.

Duration: 00:18:29


Updated NLA Recommendations for African American Patients

8/3/2015
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Host: Alan S. Brown, MD, FNLA Guest: Keith Ferdinand, MD Host Dr. Alan Brown is joined by Dr. Keith C. Ferdinand, Professor at Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans, Louisiana. Dr. Ferdinand reviews the etiologies, diagnostic challenges, and management considerations for selective cardiac health issues prevalent in African American populations, from hypertension to coronary arterial calcium plaques to lipid levels. Supported by an Educational Grant from AstraZeneca.

Duration: 00:16:59


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

7/27/2015
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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...

Duration: 00:18:59


Dyslipidemia in Children and Adolescents

7/20/2015
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Host: Alan S. Brown, MD, FNLA Host Dr. Alan Brown welcomes Dr. Don Wilson, Endocrinologist at Cook Children's Health Care System, Fort Worth, Texas. Dr. Wilson will review dyslipidemia in children and adolescent patients. Key points of their discussion will cover the association between abnormal lipid levels in children and an increased lifetime risk of atherosclerotic CVD, as well as, the CVD risk factors present in children and how it tracks from childhood to adulthood. Supported by an...

Duration: 00:16:59


Guidelines for Diagnosis and Management of Dyslipidemia in Patients with HIV

7/13/2015
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Host: Alan S. Brown, MD, FNLA 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. Luke's and Mount Sinai Roosevelt Hospitals. Dr. Myerson reviews the guidelines for prevention, diagnosis, and management of dyslipidemia in patients with HIV.

Duration: 00:13:59


Million Hearts Initiative with Dr. Janet Wright, Executive Director

5/11/2015
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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, Executive Director of Million...

Duration: 00:15:59

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