Case Consult: 62-Year-Old Woman With Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes

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Overview / Abstract:

Target Audience
This activity has been designed to address the educational needs of cardiologists and primary care physicians, including lipid specialists, internists, family physicians, pharmacists, nurses, nurse practitioners, and PAs.

Program Overview
This case consult will examine the differences in characteristics and clinical profiles of new and emerging nonstatin LDL-C-lowering agents.

Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be better able to:

Identify patients taking statins who may benefit from additional low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C)–lowering interventions
Distinguish among current and emerging nonstatin LDL-C therapies based on unique characteristics and clinical profiles
Develop evidence-based treatment plans for at-risk patients who require additional lowering of LDL-C levels beyond statin therapy, considering patient preferences and accessibility/coverage
Discuss strategies to improve the knowledge, skills, or performance of the healthcare team


Jan 28, 2023


Physician CME



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Presenters / Authors / Faculty

Presenting Faculty
Michelle L. O’Donoghue, MD, MPH

Daniel E. Soffer, MD, FNLA
Joseph J. Saseen, PharmD, CLS, FNLA

Sponsors / Supporters / Grant Providers

Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation

Keywords / Search Terms

Relias LLC Relias, Free CME, Obesity, Type 2 Diabetes, cholesterol, LDL-c Free CE CME

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