EM2304H "The South Asian Cardiometabolic Curse: Awareness and Action" (IM GR-042023)
Purpose and Overview
Describe the epidemiology of cardiometabolic risk in South Asians, risk factors, and our efforts at UTSW to improve clinical care, investigation, and awareness among the South Asian community.
UT Southwestern faculty, fellows, residents and medical students, community physicians, nurse clinicians, physician assistants and nurses.
At the conclusion of this activity, the participant should be able to:
- Appreciate the epidemiology of coronary heart disease and diabetes in South Asians.
- Utilize risk factor assessments in South Asian patients.
- Refer patients to resources at UTSW devoted to clinical care and investigation.
Anand Rohatgi, M.D.
Professor of Internal Medicine
Cardiovascular Director of Academic Development
Division of Cardiology
- 1.00 AMA