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Episode Info: Lipids Update! Get up close and personal with ASCVD prevention and lipid management guidelines, including changes in the 2018 update, with our discussion with Dr. Erin Michos @erinmichos, preventive cardiologist and associate professor of medicine at the Johns Hopkins University Hospital! We review the background on the ASCVD risk calculator, basics of primary and secondary prevention, statins benefits and misconceptions, appropriate follow up, cool things to look out for in the future, the deal with medications like aspirin and icosapent ethyl, among many other things! If that wasn’t enough, Dr. Michos also goes over great ways to counsel patients on healthy living and when that darn statin is giving you the “muscle aches”!  ACP members can claim CME-MOC credit at https://www.acponline.org/curbsiders (CME goes live at 0900 ET on the episode’s release date).  Show Notes | Subscribe | Spotify | Swag! | Top Picks | Mailing List | thecurbsiders@gmail.com Rate our infographics! Tell us what you think in this brief survey. Credits Producers: Christopher Chiu MD FACP FAAP; Jasneet Devgun DO; Justin Berk MD MPH MBA; Beth Garbitelli  Writers: Jasneet Devgun DO; Justin Berk MD MPH MBA Infographic: Beth “Garbs” Garbitelli Cover Art: Kate Grant MBChB DipGUMed Hosts: Christopher Chiu MD FACP FAAP; Matthew Watto MD FACP; Paul Williams MD FACP    Editors: Emi Okamoto MD (written materials); Clair Morgan of Nodderly.com (audio) Guest: Erin Michos MD MHS Sponsor ACP's Internal Medicine Meeting 2020 April 23-25th in Los Angeles, CA at the LA Convention Center. Early bird rates are available through January 31, 2020. Don’t forget to use the code: IMCURB20 Time Stamps 00:00:00 Intro 00:01:52 Getting to know Dr. Erin Michos 00:O6:50 Picks of the Week*: Sparking Joy- concept for Marie Kondo (book and show), The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo; Shadowland, book by Peter Straub; The Crown, Netflix series; Catch and Kill, book by Ronan Farrow; Trick Mirror, essay collection by Jia Tolentino; Make it Stick, book by Brown, Roediger, and McDaniel 00:11:50 Digging into ASCVD Risk Calculator 00:16:12 Who should get 10 year ASCVD Risk assessment and what are the categories? 00:18:13 How Dr. Michos discusses healthy lifestyle and “Primordial Prevention” 00:19:42 What are “Risk Enhancing Factors”? 00:22:36 Who should get biomarker testing vs CAC scoring? 00:29:35 How Dr. Michos discusses statin therapy with her patients 00:32:18 How to address risks of side effects 00:37:57 Primary vs Secondary Prevention 00:39:40 “What should my cholesterol be?” 00:42:03 How often to follow-up labs? 00:46:00 Differences between stain intensity 00:47:57 How to manage side effects 00:52:05 PCSK9 inhibitor discussion 00:55:06 Aspirin, Fibrates and Icosapent Ethyl 01:02:13 High Risk vs Stable ASCVD 01:06:50 Take home points and the future 01:10:50 Outtro *The Curbsiders participates in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate a...
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