Inflammation and Cardiovascular Disease: Understanding the Relationship

Lipid Management, Risk Assessment and Management
Member Cost: $0Non-member Cost: $0
Credits: 0.75 CE contact hours

Course Overview

In this course, Donna Arnett, PhD, MSPH discusses inflammation and chronic inflammatory disease in the context of atherosclerosis. She describes inflammation as a process that links lipids to ASCVD and covers the interconnections between diet, genetics, and physical activity.

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Learning Objectives

  • Explain the relationship between inflammation, atherosclerosis, and established CVD risk factors.
  • Describe the association between chronic inflammatory disorders and CVD.
  • Review the potential therapeutic targets in the treatment of vascular inflammation: current and future research.

Faculty

  • Donna Arnett, PhD, MSPH