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Internal Medicine: Lipids: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly (Audio-Digest Foundation Internal Medicine Continuing Medical Education

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Purpose: Audio-Digest Foundation CME/CE activities are designed to provide its learners – physicians and other healthcare professionals – with continuing education that will help identify clinical problems in their practice settings, provide content to help to solve those problems, and increase their application of knowledge to practice.Audio-Digest Internal Medicine is specifically designed to provide the participant with state-of-the-art information on, including, but not limited to, the diagnosis and management of:GastroenterologyHematology and medical oncologyRheumatologyPulmonary and critical care medicineEndocrinologyInfectious diseaseNephrology and hypertensionCardiologyGeriatric medicineThe goal of this program is to reduce cardiovascular risk by improving management of dyslipidemia. After hearing and assimilating this program, the clinician will be better able to:1: Assess cardiovascular risk and establish appropriate targets for lipid-lowering therapy.2: Compare safety and efficacy profiles of the available lipid-lowering agents.3: Evaluate the efficacy of statin monotherapy and combination therapy.4: Describe the relationships between triglycerides, low-density lipoprotein cholesterol, and high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C), and the risks associated with abnormal levels.5: Discuss the clinical relevance of non–HDL-C.