Giving Careers Education
ENDOCRINOLOGY: Dyslipidemia and Cardiovascular Risk in Youth
Dr. Don Wilson, a pediatric endocrinologist from Cook Children’s, discusses common risk factors for cardiovascular disease (CVD) in youth and the role of the primary care doctor in screening and treatment.

Learner Objectives:
  • List common risk factors which, when present in youth, are associated with premature cardiovascular disease
  • Discuss the role of the primary care provider in CVD risk screening
  • Describe the typical clinical presentation, including common symptoms and physical examination findings
  • Select appropriate laboratory, imaging, and diagnostic studies
  • Discuss appropriate consultations, diets, and activities

Click on the following link to view the Video Grand Rounds presentation:

Dyslipidemia and Cardiovascular Risk in Youth: A Clear and Present Danger

Audience: Physicians, Advanced Nurse Practitioners, Healthcare Professionals
Release Date: Tuesday, March 27, 2012
Retire Date: Friday, March 27, 2015
Course Materials:
Don Wilson, MD
Pediatric Endocrinologist
Cook Children's Medical Center
Fort Worth, Texas
Accreditation Statement:
CME Enduring Material
Cook Children's Medical Center is accredited by the Texas Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Cook Children's designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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