The Dr. Pat Show: Talk Radio to Thrive By!: American Heart Assoc -Bhatt: Immigration-Johnson: Single women owning a home-Cummings: Medicare-Hummarlund
11/27/2018 10:00 am PST
Deepak L. Bhatt, MD, MPH - Executive Director of Interventional Cardiovascular Programs Professor, Harvard Medical School and principal investigator of the REDUCE-IT Study.2 American Heart Association vascepa cardiovascular outcomes study (reduce it) cut relative risk by 25% adding vascepa toa statin reduced cardiovascular event is among patients at risk of heart disease! Worldwide, cardiovascular disease (CVD) remains the #1 killer of men and women. In the United States CVD leads to one in every three deaths-one death approximately every 38 seconds-with annual treatment cost in excess of $500 billion.3,4. Multiple primary and secondary prevention trials have shown a significant reduction of 25% to 35% in the risk of cardiovascular events with statin therapy, leaving significant risk despite control of LDL-C levels.5,6. American Heart Association’s 2018 conference and what this means for millions of patients with cardiovascular disease. He’ll talk about the safety and efficacy results of the trial including the effect of VASCEPA on primary and secondary endpoints. Topline results showed Vascepa lowered cardiovascular risk by 25% beyond cholesterol management, potentially helping millions of patients with diabetes and other CV risk factors.
Benjamin Johnson, Executive Director of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA). Immigration in America: Legal Expert Explains How the Midterm Election Results Will Impact Immigration Issues in the Months and Years Ahead PLUS: The Latest News on the Migrant Caravan, Asylum Laws, the Border Wall. Immigration is one of the most important issues in American politics today, and was a major factor in this month’s midterm elections. In this ever-changing and volatile landscape, it is difficult to keep track of the Trump administration’s shifting immigration policies, for both legal and undocumented immigrants. Current immigration issues such as the migrant caravan, the Trump administration’s proposed change to America’s asylum law, the need for an independent immigration court, family detention/separation and DACA.
Kathy Cummings, Bank of America Senior Vice President Consumer Education and Consulting Executive. Bank of America report finds women are skipping the spouse and buying the house and how single women are prioritizing owning a home
John Hammarlund, Deputy Consortium Administrator, Medicaid & Children’s Health Operations - Regional Administrator, Region X (Seattle) Have you reviewed your medicare Plan? If you have a Medicare health or prescription drug plan, you only have until the end of Open Enrollment, December 7, to make changes to your 2019 plan. Even if you are happy with your current Medicare coverage, you might find something better. Every year Medicare health plans change in cost, coverage, and participating providers. In fact, the projected 2019 average basic monthly premium for a Part D prescription drug plan is at the lowest rate since 2012! If you miss the Open Enrollment deadline, most people will have to wait a full year before they can make changes to their plans.
Dr. Pat Baccili
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Dr. Deepak L. Bhatt
Deepak L. Bhatt, MD, MPH - Executive Director of Interventional Cardiovascular Programs Professor, Harvard Medical School and principal investigator of the REDUCE-IT Study.2...Find out more »
Benjamin Johnson, Executive Director of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) Mr. Johnson has studied and worked in the immigration field for more tha...Find out more »
Kathy Cummings leads the Homeownership Solutions and Affordable Housing Programs team for Bank of America’s Neighborhood Lending organization. In her role she helps cl...Find out more »