Title: Early Identification and Effective Management of Hypercholesterolemia in Children
Date: Thursday, September 28 from 7:00 – 8:00 pm Eastern
This interactive virtual symposium, sponsored by Regeneron Medical Affairs, with Don P. Wilson, MD, a renowned pediatric lipidologist, will focus on diagnosing lipid disorders (including familial hypercholesterolemia) and managing treatment goals in children.
Speaker: Don P. Wilson, MD, FNLA, Department of Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes, Endowed Chair, Pediatric Cardiovascular Health and Risk Prevention Program, Cook Children’s Medical Center, Fort Worth, Texas
Moderator: Matt Ito, PharmD, Associate Director, Medical Affairs, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
As a result of participating in this interactive virtual symposium, learners should be able to:
- Discuss the role of hypercholesterolemia and atherosclerosis in cardiovascular disease (CVD) beginning in childhood
- Explain why early identification and treatment of at-risk children can help prevent atherosclerosis and atherosclerosis-related events, such as myocardial infarction and stroke during childhood and adulthood
- Describe current recommendations and best clinical practices for cholesterol screening and setting treatment goals in children
Sponsored by Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.