Webcast CME

Nutritional Treatment of
Coronary Artery Disease

Webcast Series

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Nutritional Treatment of Coronary Artery Disease is a CME-certified webcast series designed to broaden clinicians’ knowledge base of treating coronary artery disease through nutritional modification. The series will review the role of natural defense mechanisms and pros and cons of current common therapeutic management strategies. Additionally, participants will learn strategies for achieving prevention, arrest, and reversal of CAD, with an increased awareness of lifestyle and nutritional modifications that halt and treat chronic CAD in patients.

Webcasts

Caldwell B. Esselstyn Jr, MD
Estimated Time: 15 minutes
Release Date: August 26, 2014
Type: Webcast
Technical Requirements: Flash Player or Silverlight or QuickTime
Expiration Date: August 26, 2017
Specialties: Wellness, Family Practice, Internal Medicine
Caldwell B. Esselstyn Jr, MD
Estimated Time: 45 minutes
Release Date: August 26, 2014
Type: Webcast
Technical Requirements: Flash Player or Silverlight or QuickTime
Expiration Date: August 26, 2017
Specialties: Wellness, Family Practice, Internal Medicine
Caldwell B. Esselstyn Jr, MD
Estimated Time: 45 minutes
Release Date: August 26, 2014
Type: Webcast
Technical Requirements: Flash Player or Silverlight or QuickTime
Expiration Date: August 26, 2017
Specialties: Wellness, Family Practice, Internal Medicine
Caldwell B. Esselstyn Jr, MD
Nutritional Strategy Beyond CAD
Caldwell B. Esselstyn Jr, MD
Estimated Time: 30 minutes
Release Date: August 26, 2014
Type: Webcast
Technical Requirements: Flash Player or Silverlight or QuickTime
Expiration Date: August 26, 2017
Specialties: Wellness, Family Practice, Internal Medicine

Objectives

  • Review the background, epidemiology, and causation of coronary artery disease.
  • Discuss the role of four natural defense mechanisms: nitric oxide, endothelial progenator cells, HDL cholesterol, and dimethylarginine dimethylaminohydrolase.
  • Identify the shortcomings of current cardiovascular medicine drugs and interventions used in the clinical setting.
  • Highlight current expenses and morbidity and mortality rates with current therapeutic management strategies.
  • Describe strategies for achieving prevention, arrest, and reversal of CAD.
  • Increase awareness of lifestyle and nutritional modifications that halt and treat chronic CAD in patients.

Target Audience

This activity is directed to internal medicine and family practice clinicians, cardiologists, and allied health professionals, including nurse practitioners and physician assistants, interested in the nutritional treatment of coronary artery disease.

Activity Director

Caldwell B. Esselstyn Jr, MD
Center for Lifestyle Medicine
Wellness Institute
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH