Medication Talk: Debate About LDL Targets

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Special guest Steven E. Nissen, MD, MACC, the Chief Academic Officer at the Heart and Vascular Institute, Lewis and Patricia Dickey Chair in Cardiovascular Medicine, and Professor of Medicine at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner School of Medicine at Case Western Reserve University joins us to talk about LDL targets.

Listen in as they debate whether to aim for a specific goal for LDL cholesterol.

You’ll also hear practical advice from panelists on TRC’s Editorial Advisory Board:

  • Stephen Carek, MD, CAQSM, DipABLM, Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine, Prisma Health/USC-SOMG Family Medicine Residency Program at the USC School of Medicine Greenville
  • Andrea Darby Stewart, MD, Associate Director, Honor Health Family Medicine Residency Program and Clinical Professor of Family, Community & Occupational Medicine at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix
  • Anthony A. Donato, Jr., MD, MHPE, Associate Director, Reading Health System Internal Medicine Residency Program and Professor of Medicine at the Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University
  • Craig D. Williams, PharmD, FNLA, BCPS, Clinical Professor of Pharmacy Practice at the Oregon Health and Science University

For the purposes of disclosure, Dr. Steven Nissen reports relevant financial relationships [cardiology] with AbbVie, Amgen, AstraZeneca, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Eli Lilly, Esperion, Medtronic, MyoKardia, New Amsterdam Pharma, Novartis, Pfizer, Silence Therapeutics (grants/research support).

The other speakers have nothing to disclose. All relevant financial relationships have been mitigated.

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