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2017 Hot topics in cardiometabolism: an interactive update

2017 Hot topics in cardiometabolism: an interactive update
  • Cardiometabolic
  • Diabetes
    Thyroid disorder
Regional conference by Excemed
Friday, Jul 14 - Saturday, Jul 15 2017
Bogotà, Colombia
Registration status
Not applicable

To register for this event, contact

For registration, accommodation and any logistic inquiry please contact:
Meridiano Congress International
Event management Team Leader: Federica Russetti
T +39 06 88 595 209 -  F +39 06 88595 234

Registration fee


Target audiences

General practitioners
endocrinologists and internists managing diabetes and cardiometabolic diseases in the Latin American region.



Diabetes is one of the largest and most alarming health emergencies of the 21st century,  affecting over 400 million people worldwide. Managing patients with diabetes and pre-diabetes is a challenge when considering the pathophysiologicaly complex pathways underlying glucose metabolism disorders. Deep knowledge of pharmacological mechanisms allows for effective prevention strategies for diabetes among those with impaired fasting glucose (IFG) and impaired glucose tolerance (IGT) and effective management of patients with overt diabetes. Thyroid disorders are among the most prevalent endocrine diseases, with significant impact on quality of life and increased risk of morbidity. Thyroid hormones regulate the homeostasis of various tissues and thyroid diseases should be adequately treated to avoid adverse clinical outcomes. According to the World Health Organization, high blood pressure (hypertension) is the highest risk factor for premature mortality. Worldwide, hypertension causes an estimated 7.5 million deaths per year and is a major risk factor for invalidating or lethal events including ischaemic and haemorrhagic stroke, coronary heart disease, heart failure and renal impairment. Taken together, hypertension and diabetes share common pathophysiologic mechanisms, health outcomes and clinical issues that are often tough tasks to face in clinical practice.

This EXCEMED live educational will address cutting edge research advancements in the areas of cardiometabolic medicine and will discuss the daily clinical approaches to the complex cardiometabolic patient.

Learning objectives

By attending this live educational conference, participants will be able to:

  • 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

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