The NASH Epidemic: Highlights from the AMCP 2023 Symposium

The NASH Epidemic: Highlights from the AMCP 2023 Symposium

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Tune in to hear key takeaways and a breakdown of clinical data from a recent satellite symposium focused on the screening and treatment NASH.

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Time to complete: 15 minutes


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  • Overview

    Nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) is an epidemic with enormous health and economic implications. Join us for our chairman’s perspective on best practices to identify, screen, and refer patients. Dr. Mazen Noureddin also examines some of the emerging therapeutics that may change your approach to NASH.

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    Mazen Noureddin, MD
    Medical Director
    Houston Research Institute
    Houston, TX  

    Advisory Board: 89bio, Altimmune, BI, BMS, Echosens, Gilead, GSK, Merck, Novo Nordisk, OWL, Pfizer, Roche Diagnostic, Siemens, Takeda, and Terns
    Principal Investigator for a Drug Study: Akero, Allergan, BMS, Conatus, Corcept, Enanta, Galectin, Genfit, Gilead, Madrigal, Novartis, Novo Nordisk, Shire, Terns, Viking, and Zydus
    Stockholder: Anaetos, ChronWell, CIMA, Rivus Pharma, Viking
    Editorial Board: Gastroenterology
    Associate Editor: Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology
    Federal funding: NIH/NIDDK      

    Reviewers/Content Planners/Authors:

    • Cindy Davidson has nothing to disclose.
    • Libby Lurwick has nothing to disclose.
    • Brian P. McDonough, MD, FAAFP, has nothing to disclose.
    • John Maeglin has nothing to disclose.
    • Kate Nagele has nothing to disclose.
    • Jay Runyon has nothing to disclose.
  • Learning Objectives

    After participating in this educational activity, participants should be better able to: 

    • Explain the benefit of early diagnosis and risk stratification for health outcomes in patients with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD)
    • Summarize the health and economic impact of nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH)
    • Differentiate between treatment of NAFLD and NASH
    • Identify the FDA-defined efficacy endpoint of investigational treatments of NASH
  • Target Audience

    This activity is designed to meet the educational needs of managed care pharmacists and other managed care professionals, specialty and primary care physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and nurses.

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    Global Learning Collaborative (GLC) designates this enduring activity for a maximum of .25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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    Global Learning Collaborative (GLC) has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for .25 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. Approval is valid until April 27, 2024. PAs should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

    Global Learning Collaborative (GLC) designates this activity for .25 contact hours/0.025 CEUs of pharmacy contact hours.

    The Universal Activity Number for this program is JA0006235-0000-23-017-H01-P. This learning activity is enduring-based. Your CE credits will be electronically submitted to the NABP upon successful completion of the activity. Pharmacists with questions can contact NABP customer service ( 

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  • Commercial Support

    This activity is supported by an independent educational grant from Madrigal Pharmaceuticals. 

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