Diabetes and the Heart

Event Information

Meeting Type: Physical
Meeting Website: http://www.clevelandclinicmeded.com/live/courses/diabetesandheart/default.asp
Dates: October 21 - 22, 2013
Location: Cleveland, Ohio , United States
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Sponsor: Cleveland Clinic
Purpose: Education
Number of CME Credits Offered: 14

Topics: Cardiovascular Endocrinology, Diabetes Mellitus and Glucose Metabolism

Description: Learn how to recognize the important relationship between diabetes and cardiovascular disease including understanding the current guidelines for hypertension and peripheral arterial disease management, the controversy over cardiovascular effects of weight loss drugs, and why focusing on the gut may help reduce cardiovascular disease. Discover what's new in lipid management, along with state of the science discussions of current and future treatment approaches to help reduce complications of diabetes and prevent adverse cardiovascular events. Topics include the impact of bariatric surgery in management of diabetes, best diet and exercise interventions, implications of clinical trials including ACCORD and Look AHEAD, current recommendations for management of hospitalized patients with diabetes.