Cardiovascular Disease

Inflammation in Cardiovascular Disease 

Paul Ridker, MD, MPH, FACC, FAHA

Targeting inflammation could provide a novel pathway for treating atherosclerosis--learn how in this course. 

The estimated time a learner will need to complete this self-study is 30 minutes.

This course earns 0.50 credits.

This course was released on 07/24/2019 and expires 07/24/2022.

Plant-based Nutrition and Heart Disease

Robert Ostfeld, MD

Explore the role of diet in the development of cardiovascular disease and learn nutrition recommendations that can improve cardiovascular health.

The estimated time a learner will need to complete this self-study is 30 minutes.

This course earns 0.50 credits.

This course was released on 07/26/2019 and expires 07/26/2022.

Role of Saturated Fat in Cardiometabolic Disease: Implications for a Plant-Based Diet

Ulf Risérus, MD

Is saturated fat really a problem for heart disease, or is it true that "butter is back"? Separate myth from fact in this fascinating course. 

The estimated time a learner will need to complete this self-study is 30 minutes.

This course earns 0.50 credits.

This course was released on 07/26/2019 and expires 07/26/2022.

Understanding Cholesterol

Neal Barnard, MD, FACC

Should we really worry about dietary cholesterol? Cut through the hype in this engaging presentation from Dr. Neal Barnard.

This course earns 0.50 credits.

This course was released on 06/20/2019 and expires 06/19/2022.

Heart Failure and Plant Based Diets: A Cure?

Andrew M. Freeman, MD, FACC

Learn the how heart failure is typically treated and the evidence supporting the use of lifestyle medicine in improving heart failure outcomes.

The estimated time a learner will need to complete this self-study is 30 minutes.

This course earns 0.50 credits.

This course was released on 10/15/2018 and expires 08/09/2020.

Mediterranean Diets: Separating Facts from Mythology

Neal Barnard, MD, FACC

Mediterranean diets may have some heart health benefits relative to typical Western diets. But is this approach truly optimal? Learn more in this myth-busting presentation by Neal Barnard, M.D., F.A.C.C.

The estimated time a learner will need to complete this self-study is 30 minutes.

This course earns 0.50 credits.

This course was released on 10/23/2018 and expires 08/08/2020.

Nutrition and CV Disease: Taking the DIE out of DIET

Kim A. Williams, Sr, MD, MACC, FAHA, MASNC, FESC

While medications have a place, diet changes can help address the root cause of cardiovascular conditions. Investigate the evidence underlying a plant-based diet for cardiovascular health.

The estimated time a learner will need to complete this self-study is 30 minutes.

This course earns 0.50 credits.

This course was released on 10/15/2018 and expires 08/09/2020.