Exercise Mgmt of the Person with Dyslipidaemia Podcast

Exercise Mgmt of the Person with Dyslipidaemia Podcast

Exercise Management of the Person with Dyslipidaemis Podcast

The definition of dyslipidaemia is a Total Chol (TC) >5.5mmol/L and/or LDL-C >2.0 mmol/L, while most treating physicians also prefer HDL> 0.9 mmol/L. Dyslipidaemia is not a clinical problem in itself but a major risk factor for CVD and other illnesses. The adult prevalence of dyslipidaemia in developed countries is estimated to be between 37% and 55%. According to US data - leading cause (over 60%) of all mortalities are due to cardiovascular disease. A recent study estimated total disease-related costs, to be mean of EUR 2498 to 4898 (USD 3229 to 6332) per patient over 6 months or EUR 5000-10,000 p.a.. Other disease-related burdens were; early retirement, hospitalization, medication costs, workdays lost, physician visits, outpatient therapy and rehabilitation.

This is a recording of an ESSA webinar presented on 15 July 2022. 

Presented by Dr Neil Smart, PhD, M.Med.Sci., Bsc Hons, ESSAF 

Neil is a research and teaching professor in the degrees of exercise science and clinical exercise physiology at the University of New England. Neil teaches units in exercise physiology, clinical exercise testing, exercise prescription for disease populations, exercise training and patho-physiology of chronic disease.

Research Interests
Neil's main research interests in exercise science are in exercise therapy for the management of chronic disease. Specifically Neil is interested in the role of intermittent ischaemia and hypoxia on the ability to improve blood vessel function. Neil has worked extensively with people with heart failure and type II diabetes. Neil has also completed >70 meta-analyses of the various benefits of exercise training in patients with chronic disease such as heart failure and renal failure. Neil provides an exercise physiology clinic so people with chronic illnesses in the local community can access the benefits of regular physical exercise.

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