[EIP 2011] Screening for Cholesterol in Primary care 1

Recorded: EIP 2011 ● Language: English ● Duration: 26 minutes Topic: General Pediatrics

     
 

Speaker: DOUGLAS S. MOODIE, Associate Chief, Pediatric Cardiology & Director, Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship Program & Associate Director, Adult Congenital Heart Center & Professor of Pediatric Cardiology, Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children's Hospital, USA

 
     
  Learning Objectives: At the end of the session participants will: (1)To understand why cholesterol screening in young children is important beyond the age of 3 years (2) To demonstrate to the audience that, under current guidelines, most people don’t know what their cholesterol is (3) The heath term effects of not knowing what children’s cholesterol is at an early age so intervention can begin early to prevent adult atherosclerosis  
         

 




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