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The development of atherosclerosis is mediated by lipoproteins. This presentation will cover the role of lipoproteins in lipid metabolism, including which clinical markers are important to assess to determine cardiovascular risk.


Disclosures (at time of recording):

  • Thomas Dayspring, MD, FACP, FNLA, NCMP: Health Diagnostic Lab: Consultant; GlaxoSmithKline: Lecture Bureau; Kowa Pharmaceuticals: Consultant


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Presentation Information
Presentation Date:
July 11, 2017
Expiration Date:
December 30, 2020 11:55 PM
Presentation Objectives
  • Elucidate the role of lipoproteins in lipid metabolism and how obesity can lead to lipid dysfunction and the development of atherosclerosis.
Understanding Lipoproteins

(Speaker biography at time of recording)


Dr. Thomas Dayspring is a fellow of both the American College of Physicians and the National Lipid Association (NLA) and is certified in lipidology and menopausal medicine. He practiced in New Jersey for 37 years before moving to Virginia, where he currently resides. During the last 15 years he has orated more than 4,000 domestic and international lectures, including more than 500 continuing medical education programs, on topics such as atherothrombosis, lipoprotein biology and testing. He is listed in the "Guide to America's Top Physicians" and serves on the editorial board of the "Journal of Clinical Lipidology." He was the recipient of the NLA's prestigious President's Award in 2011 for services to clinical lipidology.

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