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LTC Update Webinar: Cardiovascular Disease Primary and Secondary Prevention

This session was aimed at anyone involved in primary or secondary CVD prevention in primary care.

About the session:

This session provided an update on the latest guidance for CVD prevention including blood pressure and cholesterol targets, the evidence for and relative roles of lifestyle, statins and other newer cholesterol lowering drugs. It also discussed frailty and when to consider relaxing targets.

For this session, NCL Training Hub were excited to welcome:

  • Dr Marc George Consultant in General (Internal) Medicine and Clinical Pharmacology at UCLH and Honorary Associate Professor at the UCL Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences

  • Professor Riyaz Patel Consultant cardiologist and clinical academic working at UCLH and Barts Health NHS trusts and at University College London (UCL)

  • Dr Arvind Chanadratheva Consultant Neurologist NHNN and NCL Stroke lead

  • Dr Martin Glasser MBBS PhD MRCP, Consultant in Geriatric and General (Internal) Medicine, Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust

  • Dr Beth Freedman (chair) GP and LTC LCS Clinical Lead for Education, NCL Training Hub

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