Medication Talk: Non-Statins for LDL Lowering

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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 non-statins for LDL lowering.

Listen in as they debate which non-statin to use for LDL lowering…due to recent headlines about bempedoic acid.

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

  • Reid B. Blackwelder, MD, FAAFP, Associate Dean of Graduate and Continuing Medical Education at East Tennessee State University
  • Andrea Darby Stewart, MD, Associate Director, Family Medicine Residency at Honor Health
  • Anthony A. Donato, Jr., MD, MHPE, Associate Program Director, Internal Medicine from the Reading Health System, and Professor of Medicine at the Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University
  • Douglas S. Paauw, MD, MACP, Professor of Medicine at the University of Washington School of Medicine
  • Craig D. Williams, PharmD, FNLA, BCPS, Clinical Professor, Department 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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