If yes, then you’ve come to the right place!
End Your Cholesterol Confusion with Dr. Eric Westman is exactly what you’ve been looking for! A trusted and experienced medical authority walking you through all things cholesterol ‒ based on sound science. Watch this video from Dr. Westman below.
End Your Cholesterol Confusion is a self-paced, online, video-based training program designed to help you understand the facts about cholesterol and cardiovascular disease so that you can reduce your risk and be an informed and confident participant in your own healthcare. See course FAQ page for more info.
The End Your Cholesterol Confusion program is made up of 2 components.
Modules & Lessons
The End Your Cholesterol Confusion program is a self-paced online course consisting of video lessons, quizzes, and pdf resources. All course material is housed in a password-protected student portal. Students can gain access to their training videos, resources, and other student tools at any time by logging in to their secure portal.
In addition to the pre-recorded video lessons, the course includes three LIVE sessions with Dr. Westman. The live sessions will be conducted via Zoom and will include course review & recap as well as time for questions. Dr. Westman cannot comment on any individual medical situations or lipid panels but questions of a general nature about cholesterol, diet, and cardiovascular disease are welcome.
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These lessons are the heart of the course. Dr. Westman translates complex physiology into easy-to-understand language so that you can learn effectively and gain valuable knowledge to become a proactive force in your own healthcare. You can watch the videos as many times as you wish during the course, and you will have access to your student portal for a few months afterward so that you can continue to log in and replay them anytime you’d like a refresher.
Detailed lesson handbooks for each module that summarize the content of every lesson. These handbooks contain key takeaway points to help clarify and solidify the information you will learn in the video lessons.
PDF resources focused on specific topics, such as myths & truths about cholesterol, how and why ketogenic diets are beneficial for heart health, and ways to assess your risk for cardiovascular disease besides cholesterol. (You can download and save each of these—they are yours to keep permanently.)
A compilation of books, videos, websites, and other resources from trusted authorities on select topics you may wish to explore more deeply. One section is intended for the general public, and there’s a section created specifically for medical and allied healthcare professionals. (This suggests resources that are more technical in nature and includes references to key scientific papers relevant to cardiovascular risk, statin drugs, the effects of low-carb diets on heart health, and more.)
All 15 lessons come with complete transcripts that you can use to follow along while you watch the videos, or print out to read at your leisure and refer back to at any time. (Like all the pdf resources that come with the course, you can download and save these—they are yours to keep.)
Dr. Westman is an internal medicine physician, obesity medicine specialist, and unshakable optimist who has dedicated his life to helping people with medical conditions such as type 1 & type 2 diabetes, metabolic syndrome, obesity, hypertension, and many others, through diet & lifestyle choices. He is the Director of the Keto Medicine Clinic at Duke University, a past president of the Obesity Medicine Association, and spearheaded some of the earliest research on ketogenic diets and therapeutic carbohydrate restriction in the modern era. With over 20 years of clinical research and caring for patients, Dr. Westman helps people take control of their health so they can live a transformed life free of chronic illness and endless medications.
Module 1: What is cholesterol?
Module 2: The Role of Cholesterol in Cardiovascular Disease
Module 3: Assessing and Treating Cardiovascular Risk
Module 4: Putting it All Together
If you’re tired of fearmongering and alarmism around cholesterol and you’re ready for actionable education based on fundamental human physiology and the principle of “first do no harm,” this course is for you!
You deserve more than clickbait headlines, snake oil, and sensationalism. Why do recommendations about eggs change every week? Do you need to stop eating red meat? Is it essential to take a statin drug if you have high cholesterol? What if you follow a ketogenic diet and your health has transformed for the better, but your cholesterol has gone up? Do you want to feel confident in your knowledge in order to have an informed discussion with your doctor? If you’re trying to make sense of confusing and conflicting advice about cholesterol and cardiovascular disease, this course will bring you high-level science in an easy-to-understand way and equip you to take an active, engaged role in your own health future.
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