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Saturday, October 15 • 11:00am - 12:00pm
Meeting the Unmet Needs of Patients with Hypercholesterolemia: A Focus on PCSK9 Inhibitors

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Supported by an educational grant from sanofi-aventis U.S. and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals.

Expert faculty will review the latest clinical trial data and guideline recommendations to optimize treatment of hypercholesterolemia. Incorporation of PCSK9 inhibitors to optimize outcomes in patients with hypercholesterolemia based on individual characteristics and risks will be addressed, as well as the clinical impact of non-adherence to medication. Lastly, the presenters will advise how to implement strategies and patient engagement tools to optimize low-density lipoprotein cholesterol and outcomes.

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avatar for Michael J. Bloch, MD, FACP, FASH, FVM

Michael J. Bloch, MD, FACP, FASH, FVM

Associate Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Nevada School of Medicine; Medical Director, Vascular Care, Renown Institute for Heart and Vascular Health; Reno, Nevada
Board-certified in internal medicine, Dr. Michael Bloch was designated a clinical hypertension specialist by the American Society of Hypertension and clinical lipid specialist by the American Board of Clinical Lipidology. He is a fellow of the Society of Vascular Medicine and Biology. His research has focused on the diagnosis and management of renovascular disease and in exploring novel means for overcoming barriers to hypertension... Read More →
avatar for Ty J. Gluckman, MD

Ty J. Gluckman, MD

Adjunct Faculty, Ciccarone Center for Preventive Cardiology, Johns Hopkins Hospital; Medical Director, Clinical Transformation Providence Heart and Vascular Institute; Portland, Oregon
Dr. Ty J. Gluckman is Director of Clinical Excellence at the Heart and Vascular Institute of Providence St. Vincent Medical Center in Portland, Oregon and an adjunct member of the The Johns Hopkins Ciccarone Center for the Prevention of Heart Disease in Baltimore, Maryland. Dr. Gluckman graduated summa cum laude with highest honors from Brandeis University. He received his medical degree from Northwestern University Medical School and did... Read More →


Saturday October 15, 2016 11:00am - 12:00pm
Caesars Palace, Las Vegas

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