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Learning package: Topics in cardiometabolic medicine

Learning package: Topics in cardiometabolic medicine
  • Cardiometabolic
    Endocrinology and metabolism
  • Diabetes
    Thyroid disorder
1 September 2017

Thyroid disorders are among the most prevalent endocrine diseases, with significant impact on quality of life and increased risk of morbidity. In addition, hypertension and diabetes share common pathophysiologic mechanisms, health outcomes and clinical issues that are often tough tasks to face in clinical practice.


Follow this new package of video lectures, expert interviews and slide kits and reach for the following learning objectives:

  • Understand the pathophysiology linking insulin resistance, pre diabetes, diabetes, cardiovascular disease and other disorders
  • Consciously apply the most recent guidelines to managing diabetes and hypertension
  • Discuss challenging forms of hypertension and hypertensive-related disease
  • Identify the most frequent thyroid pathologies
  • Translate research into clinical practice by discussing clinical cases


Pre-diabetes: all start during childhood. Social causes and pathophysiology  VIDEO LECTURE
J.P. Lopez-Jaramillo (Colombia)

Pre-diabetes: stopping the path towards diabetes and cardiovascular diseases  VIDEO LECTURE
Osama Hamdy (USA)

Expert Interview with O. Hamdy

Metformin: 60 years of an evergreen molecule

Metformin: mechanism of action and cardiovascular benefits  VIDEO LECTURE
J. Castillo Barcias (Colombia)

Metformin beyond diabetes: future perspectives of an old molecule (pcOS, obesity, etc.) VIDEO LECTURE
Nicola Napoli (Italy)


Subclinical hypothyroidism: Cardiovascular consequences VIDEO LECTURE

    G. Brenta (Argentina)

Expert Interview with G. Brenta 

Medullary thyroid carcinoma VIDEO LECTURE
P.A. Kopp (USA)

Cardiovascular: The best clinical approach to hypertension and associated diseases

Heart rate as a target in the treatment of hypertensive patients: fact or fancy?  VIDEO LECTURE
L. A. Bortolotto (Brazil)

Expert Interview with L.A. Bortolotto

Hypertension and coronary artery disease  VIDEO LECTURE
G. Grassi (Italy)

Regional conference
Bogotà, Colombia
Jul 14 - 15, 2017
Target audience
General practitioners, Cardiologists, endocrinologists and internists managing diabetes and cardiometabolic diseases in the Latin American region.
by Excemed
Cardiometabolic, Endocrinology and metabolism