Everyday Heart Disease Prevention: An Update on Risk Assessment and Clinical Strategies

With heart disease deaths on the upswing since 2010, primary care providers must routinely develop individualized plans to protect their patients from atherosclerosis. This talk from UCSF heart specialists offers news you can use, with the latest on assessment tools, test interpretation, and approaches to individualizing care, including how to discuss lifestyle modifications and statin options. Learn when to suspect familial hypercholesterolemia, how to apply the concept of “cholesterol years,” and how to proceed when faced with differing guidelines on starting medication.


August 7, 2023

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UCSF MedConnection

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