2022 Episode 7 – Three Basic Targets

Diabetes is more than a blood sugar problem. Help your patients with type 2 diabetes understand their risk of cardiovascular disease and the importance of blood pressure, lipid, and glucose control in managing risk. Listen to Nathan Wong, PhD, MPH, and Collette Knight, MD, discuss ways for patients to know and understand their numbers in LDL cholesterol, triglycerides, blood pressure, A1C, and more.

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2022 Episode 7 – Three Basic Targets

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Nathan D. Wong, PhD, MPH, FACC, FAHA, FNLA, FASPC is a cardiovascular epidemiologist and specialist in preventive cardiology. His primary research interests include subclinical atherosclerosis and epidemiology and management of dyslipidemia and diabetes in relation to cardiovascular disease.  Past/current investigator with numerous NIH observational studies on cardiovascular disease and clinical trials of lipid-lowering. Dr. Wong has authored over 400 papers and co-edited seven textbooks and is currently president of the InterAmerican Heart Foundation and past president of the American Society for Preventive Cardiology and Pacific Lipid Association Chapter of the NLA.

Nathan Wong

Nathan Wong, PhD, MPH, FACC, FAHA, FNLA, FASPC (Professor of Medicine and Director, Heart Disease Prevention Program, University of California, Irvine)

Colette M. Knight, MD is the chair of Inserra Family Diabetes Institute, and division director of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism at Hackensack University Medical Center and associate professor of medicine at Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine.  Dr. Knight is a graduate of Harvard Medical School and completed her internal medicine residency training at New York-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center in New York, followed by a clinical and research fellowship in endocrinology at Albert Einstein College of Medicine & Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx.  She has had significant experience as a clinician, educator and investigator.  Dr. Knight’s academic interests include diabetes and cardiovascular health and health disparities and diabetes outcomes.  She has been the recipient of awards for teaching, mentoring and excellence in clinical practice.

Colette Knight