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Considerations for Heart Health for LGBTQ Identified Patients

Resource Topic: Clinical Issues, Special and Vulnerable Populations, Social Determinants of Health (SDOH)

Resource Subtopic: Behavioral Health, Health Equity.

Keywords: LGBTQ.

Year Developed: 2019

Resource Type: Archived Webinar

Primary Audience: Clinicians
Secondary Audience: Enabling Staff

Language: English

Developed by: The National LGBT Health Education Center (See other resources developed by this organization).

Resource Summary: Lisa Neff, Community Impact Director at the American Heart Association and Dr. Alex Gonzalez, Medical Director at Fenway Community Health, will discuss cholesterol, diabetes, and other heart health considerations as they pertain to the LGBTQ community. The webinar will cover strategies for care including the AHA's Check. Change. Control, Cholesterol program and diabetes management strategies tailored to the needs of LGBTQ people.

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $6,375,000 with 0 percentage financed with non-governmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government. For more information, please visit HRSA.gov.