“Does my patient need a statin? How measurement of subclinical disease can help guide the decision”
Learning objectives: Understand the strengths and limitations of the 2013 ACC/AHA Cholesterol guidelines.
Understand how measurement of coronary artery calcium can identify patients who would and would not benefit from statin therapy.
“A genetic basis for Chronic Kidney Disease: the APOL1 gene”
Learning objectives: Understand how APOL1 mutations explain much of the racial disparity in CKD and ESRD prevalence.
Understand the emerging clinical role for genetic testing for APOL1.
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 1.00 Participation