James A. Underberg, MD, MS, FACPM, FACP, FNYAM, FASPC, FNLA - Management of Hyperlipidemia in the Family Medicine Setting: Diagnosis, Management, and the Role of Emerging Lipid-Lowering Therapies
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Go online to PeerView.com/UCU860 to view the activity, download slides and practice aids, and complete the post-test to earn credit. In this activity, an expert in hyperlipidemia discusses best practices for the treatment of hyperlipidemia, including currently available and emerging investigational lipid-lowering therapies. Upon completion of this activity, participants should be better able to: Summarize the diagnostic evaluation and current clinical guidelines for the treatment of hyperlipidemia, Identify the mechanisms of action and safety-efficacy data of currently available and emerging investigational lipid-lowering therapies, Employ available clinical evidence to recognize patients who may benefit from emerging PCSK9-targeting therapies, Evaluate the role of multidisciplinary collaboration and patient education to optimize outcomes in patients with hyperlipidemia.