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Cardiovascular Diseases

Mayo Clinic Satellite Educational Symposia at AHA 2014 - Trendy Topics in Preventive Cardiology

Learning Objectives

Upon conclusion of this program, participants should be able to:

  • Identify technological tools to monitor physical activity and diet and to motivate individuals to improve lifestyle
  • Summarize the concept of normal weight obesity, definition, and implications in clinical practice
  • Analyze available genetic testing for cardiovascular disease risk assessment and its limitations
  • Review clinical cases of statin intolerance and become familiar with the definition and management of statin myalgias and myopathy
  • Recognize cardiac rehabilitation as an effective tool for secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease

Attendance at this Mayo course does not indicate nor guarantee competence or proficiency in the performance of any procedures which may be discussed or taught in this course.