Audio-Digest Foundation Announces the Release of Internal Medicine Volume 60, Issue 13: Topics in Statin Therapy

Patrick E. McBride, MD, MPH, Professor of Medicine and Family Medicine; Associate Director, Preventive Cardiology Program; and Associate Dean for Students, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, presented on Update on Cholesterol Treatment. Marwan N. Sabbagh, MD, Director, Banner Sun Health Research Institute; Research Professor of Neurology, University of Arizona College of Medicine, Phoenix, presented on Statins and Dementia.

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Glendale, CA (PRWEB) October 14, 2013

Audio-Digest Foundation Announces the Release of Internal Medicine Volume 60, Issue 13: Topics in Statin Therapy.

The goal of this program is to provide an update on the treatment of abnormal cholesterol and to review the potential role of statin therapy in the treatment of dementia. After hearing and assimilating this program, the clinician will be better able to:

1. Use the C-reactive protein test to determine the approach to management of a patient with elevated cholesterol and indeterminate risk for a cardiovascular (CV) event.
2. Incorporate niacin into the treatment of a patient with elevated triglycerides and low high-density lipoprotein levels.
3. Employ statin therapy to lower a patient’s low-density lipoprotein (LDL) level and risk for CV events.
4. Counsel patients on nutritional strategies and eating plans to reduce elevated levels of triglycerides and LDL.
5. Consider statin therapy as a treatment option for the patient with mild to moderate Alzheimer disease.

Faculty
The original programs were presented by Patrick E. McBride, MD, MPH, Professor of Medicine and Family Medicine; Associate Director, Preventive Cardiology Program; and Associate Dean for Students, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, and Marwan N. Sabbagh, MD, Director, Banner Sun Health Research Institute; Research Professor of Neurology, University of Arizona College of Medicine, Phoenix.

Audio-Digest Foundation, the largest independent publisher of Continuing Medical Education in the world, records over 10,000 hours of lectures every year in anesthesiology, emergency medicine, family practice, gastroenterology, general surgery, internal medicine, neurology, obstetrics/gynecology, oncology, ophthalmology, orthopaedics, otolaryngology, pediatrics, psychology, and urology, by the leading medical researchers at the top laboratories, universities, and institutions.

Recent researchers have hailed from Harvard, Cedars-Sinai, Mayo Clinic, UCSF, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, The University of Kansas Medical Center, The University of California, San Diego, The University of Wisconsin School of Medicine, The University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and many others.

Out of these cutting-edge programs, Audio-Digest then chooses the most clinically relevant, edits them for clarity, and publishes them either every week or every two weeks.

In addition, Audio-Digest publishes subscription series in conjunction with leading medical societies: DiabetesInsight with The American Diabetes Association, ACCEL with The American College of Cardiology, Continuum Audio with The American Academy of Neurology, and Journal Watch Audio General Medicine with Massachusetts Medical Society.

For 60 years, the global medical community of doctors, nurses, physician assistants, and other medical professionals around the world has subscribed to Audio-Digest specialty series in order to remain current in their specialties as well as to maintain their Continuing Education requirements with the most cutting-edge, independent, and unbiased continuing medical education (CME).

Long a technical innovator, Audio-Digest was the first to produce audio medical education programs and the first to produce in-car medical education. Currently, its subscription and annual products are available on CD and MP3, as well as iPhone, iPad, and Android apps.


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