Learn about Heart Disease in Women on our latest webcast. Heart disease is different between men and women, the symptoms can be different and even the types of heart diseases can be different. Joining our moderator, Dr. Jim Allen, in the studio to update us on heart disease in women is Associate Professor of Internal Medicine and the Director of the Women’s Cardiovascular Health Program at the Ohio State University, Dr. Laxmi Mehta.
View a video introduction of this webcast
What you’ll learn in this webcast
As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: DISCUSS the risk factors and clinical presentation of cardiovascular disease in women; and REVIEW causes of myocardial infarction in women without obstructive coronary artery disease.
You’ll also learn about the following:
- Gender differences in cardiovascular disease symptoms and outcomes
- Gender differences in heart disease epidemiology
- Gender differences in cardiovascular stress tests
- Statins and aspirin in women
- Birth control pills and cardiovascular disease
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