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Agenda

Advances in Cardiovascular Disease Prevention: Understanding the Latest in Medications, Lifestyle, and Risk Factor Reduction

  • 12:30 p.m. Registration and Vendor Visits
  • 1:00 - 1:05 p.m. Welcome
  • 1:05 - 1:55 p.m. Dr. Dean Ornish: An Update on the Evidence Behind Lifestyle Medicine
  • 1:55 - 2:05 p.m. Q&A
  • 2:05 - 2:50 p.m. Dr. Andrew Freeman – Paradigm Shifts: Understanding and Applying the Latest Lipid Guidelines
  • 2:50 - 2:55 p.m. Q&A
  • 2:55 - 3:15 p.m. Vendor Break
  • 3:15 - 4:00 p.m. Dr. Robert Vogel: The Perfect Lifestyle to Prevent CV Disease (and Death)
  • 4:00 - 4:05 p.m. Q&A
  • 4:05 - 4:15 p.m. Food Setup & Vendor Break
  • 4:15 - 4:35 p.m. Chef Justin Cucci (Edible Beats) Owner of Root Down, Linger and Vital Root: Plant-based Cooking Demonstration and Tasting
  • 4:35 - 5:30 p.m. Tasting and vendors

Learnings

  1. What simple changes in diet can improve heart health
  2. What the optimal amount of physical activity is to reduce cardiac events
  3. Discover why will lifestyle medicine soon be the key to reimbursement in medicine
  4. How stress really worsen heart disease
  5. Whether we should eat more like hunter/gatherers to improve health?
  6. Whether we should still aim for an LDL of 70, or did we change that altogether?!
  7. The ACC/AHA lipid treatment guidelines are totally different than ever before – learn what changes are important to reduce your patient's CVD risk

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