American Society for Preventive Cardiology Congress on CVD Prevention

Healio brings you the highlights from the American Society for Preventive Cardiology Congress on CVD Prevention. Refer back to this page often for the latest news from ASPC, perspectives and interviews with leading researchers and clinicians, and to review archives of past meetings.
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VIDEO: Genetics play large role in risk for early MI

August 17, 2018
SANTA ANA PUEBLO, N.M. — In this video, Sekar Kathiresan, MD, focuses on the reasons underlying why some individuals develop MI at a young age
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VIDEO: Awareness of CVD in women increasing, but ‘still a long way to go’

August 13, 2018
SANTA ANA PUEBLO, N.M. — In this video, Lori Mosca, MD, MPH, PhD, highlights achievements in raising awareness of heart disease among women
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CAC scores aid in shared decision making

August 6, 2018
SANTA ANA PUEBLO, N.M. — Coronary artery calcium scoring is a useful tool for shared decision making for the use of statin therapy, according
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VIDEO: Expert calls attention to barriers to PCSK9 inhibitor access

August 5, 2018
SANTA ANA PUEBLO, N.M. — In this video, Seth J. Baum, MD, FASPC, discusses current challenges in access to PCSK9 inhibitors and how to
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VIDEO: Strategies for success to achieve BP control in the clinic

August 3, 2018
SANTA ANA PUEBLO, N.M. — In this video, Lynne Braun, PhD, CNP, focuses on BP control in the clinic setting. “It takes a village”
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VIDEO: ASPC congress highlights ‘full spectrum’ of preventive cardiology

August 2, 2018
SANTA ANA PUEBLO, N.M. — In this video, Amit Khera, MD, MSc, FASPC, provides a look at the current state of preventive cardiology, from lipids
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PCSK9 inhibitors confer greater benefit in elevated baseline LDL

August 2, 2018
SANTA ANA PUEBLO, N.M. — Patients with elevated LDL at baseline appear to have the most relative risk reduction when treated with PCSK9
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Implementation of updated BP guidelines essential for special populations

July 31, 2018

SANTA ANA PUEBLO, N.M. — Proper BP control for black patients, those with diabetes and older patients is critical in reducing the risk for CV

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Testing, early treatment key in familial hypercholesterolemia

July 31, 2018
SANTA ANA PUEBLO, N.M. — Proper identification of patients with familial hypercholesterolemia in addition to consistency with treatment and
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Odds of familial hypercholesterolemia elevated in founder populations

July 30, 2018
SANTA ANA PUEBLO, N.M. — French-Canadian and Franco-American founder populations had increased risk for familial hypercholesterolemia, and may
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