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Functional Medicine Approach to Dyslipidemia

Presenter: Mark Houston, MD, MS, FAHA, FASH, DABC; Internist & Cardiovascular Specialist; Director, Hypertension Institute and Vascular Biology

Event Details

Date: April 12, 2018 Start Time: 11:00 AM PT End Time: 11:30 AM PT

Webinar Summary

The diagnosis, evaluation, and treatment of dyslipidemia have been misdirected for the past 30-40 years. Dr. Houston presents an evolutionary approach to managing dyslipidemia and dyslipidemia-induced vascular disease by challenging the use of LDL and triglycerides as markers of disease. In this talk he shares new approaches to manage the dyslipidemia epidemic.

Originally aired April 12, 2018

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Presenter Bio

Mark Houston, MD, MS, FAHA, FASH, DABC is a highly recognized cardiovascular and hypertension specialist, serving as a physician at St. Thomas West Hospital in Nashville, where he holds several leadership positions including Director of the Hypertension Institute and Vascular Biology, Medical Director of Clinical Research, and Section Chief for the Division of Nutrition. Dr. Houston cofounded the Hypertension Institute, which is one of the leading institutes in the US for hypertension treatment. An American Society of Hypertension (ASH) specialist and Diplomate of the American Board of Cardiology, Dr. Houston is also a Fellow of the American Society of Hypertension (FASH), the American Heart Association (FAHA), Internal Medicine (ABIM), American College of Nutrition (FACN) and Anti-Aging Medicine (ABAARM). Dr. Houston received his medical degree from Vanderbilt University. He also obtained two master’s degrees, in Human Nutrition and Metabolic Medicine and Human Nutrition, from the University of Bridgeport and University of South Florida, respectively.

In addition to Dr. Houston’s clinical work, he also holds several academic appointments, including Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine at Vanderbilt University, Clinical Instructor at George Washington University, and Adjunct Professor at University of South Florida Medical School. He has published over 200 peer-reviewed articles, authored seven bestselling books, and received numerous prestigious awards. In 2017, Dr. Houston was recognized as one of the “Top 100 Physicians in the US” and “Top 50 Functional and Integrative Medical Doctors in the USA.”

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