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2017 Hot topics in cardiometabolism: an interactive update

2017 Hot topics in cardiometabolism: an interactive update
  • Cardiometabolic
    Endocrinology and metabolism
  • Diabetes
    Hypertension
    Thyroid disorder
Regional conference by Excemed
Friday, Jul 14 - Saturday, Jul 15 2017
Bogotà, Colombia

Language

The  official  language  of  this  live  educational  conference  will  be English. Simultaneous translation from English into Spanish will be provided in plenary room.

Registration status
Closed

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
federica.russetti@meridiano.it

Target audiences

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

Files

Introduction

Access learning resources by clicking the Outcomes tab or scroll down to the Scientific Programme.
 


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Overview

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



 

Scientific programme

Friday, 14 July 2017


09.15    Welcoming introduction

Session I: Pre-diabetes

Chairs: G. Brenta (Argentina), Guido Grassi (Italy), J.P. Lopez-Jaramillo (Colombia)

09.30  L1  pre-diabetes: all start during childhood. Social causes and pathophysiology  VIDEO LECTURE
    J.P. Lopez-Jaramillo (Colombia)

09.45    Q&A
 
10.05  L2  pre-diabetes: stopping the path towards diabetes and cardiovascular diseases  VIDEO LECTURE
    Osama Hamdy (USA)

10.20    Q&A

10.40    Coffee break

Session II: Metformin: 60 years of an evergreen molecule

Chairs: G. Brenta (Argentina), Guido Grassi (Italy), J.P. Lopez-Jaramillo (Colombia)

11.00  L3  metformin: mechanism of action and cardiovascular benefits  VIDEO LECTURE
    J. Castillo Barcias (Colombia)
   
11.15    Q&A

11.35  L4  metformin beyond diabetes: future perspectives of an old molecule (pcOS, obesity, etc.) VIDEO LECTURE
    Nicola Napoli (Italy)
   
11.50    Q&A

12.10    Morning Wrap-up
   
12.30 
   Lunch

Session III: Thyroid

Chairs: G. Brenta (Argentina), Guido Grassi (Italy), J.P. Lopez-Jaramillo (Colombia)

13.45  L5  subclinical hypothyroidism: Cardiovascular consequences VIDEO LECTURE
    G. Brenta (Argentina)
   
14.00    Q&A

14.20  L6  medullary thyroid carcinoma VIDEO LECTURE
    P.A. Kopp (USA)
   
14.35    Q&A

14.55    Workshop “Solve & Win” Interactive clinical case solving

Group 1Group 2
Clinical case 1: thyroid noduleClinical case 2: morbid obesity

16.00    Workshop plenary outcome sharing (this sharing session will be graphically recorded)

Group 1Group 2
16.00-16.3016.30-17.00


17.00    Concluding remarks
   
End of the first day

Saturday, 15 July 2017

Session IV: Cardiovascular: The best clinical approach to hypertension and associated diseases

Chairs: G. Brenta (Argentina), Guido Grassi (Italy), J.P. Lopez-Jaramillo (Colombia)

09.30  L7  heart rate as a target in the treatment of hypertensive patients: fact or fancy?  VIDEO LECTURE
    L. A. Bortolotto (Brazil)

09.45    Q&A

10.05  L8  hypertension and coronary artery disease  VIDEO LECTURE
    G. Grassi (Italy)

10.25    Q&A

10.45    Coffee break

Session V: Workshops

Chairs: G. Brenta (Argentina), Guido Grassi (Italy), J.P. Lopez-Jaramillo (Colombia)

11.00    Workshop: Interactive clinical case solving

Group 1Group 2
Clinical Case 1
Hypertensive patient
with high heart rate
Clinical Case 2
Hypertensive patient
with coronary artery disease

12.00   Workshop: Plenary outcome sharing
This sharing will be graphically recorded 

Group 1Group 2
12.00-12.3012.30-13.00

13.00    Concluding remarks

Closing lunch

CME provider

EXCEMED - Excellence in Medical Education

Chair(s)

Gabriela Brenta

Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism
Milstein Hospital
Buenos Aires University
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Guido Grassi

Department of internal medicine
University of Milano-Bicocca
Milan, Italy

Patricio López Jaramillo

Desarrollo e Innovación Tecnológica
Fundación Oftalmológica de Santander
FOSCAL Internacional
Floridabianca, Colombia
Speakers

Gabriela Brenta

Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism
Milstein Hospital
Buenos Aires University
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Guido Grassi

Department of internal medicine
University of Milano-Bicocca
Milan, Italy

Osama Hamdy

Medical Director of the Obesity Clinical Program, Director of the Inpatinet Diabetes Program and Senior endocrinologist
Joslin Diabetes Center
Boston, United States
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Boston, United States

Peter Andreas Kopp

Faculty member
Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Molecular Medicine
Northwestern University
Evanston Illinois, United States
Director of the Center for Genetic Medicine (CGM)
Feinberg School of Medicine
Northwestern University

Patricio López Jaramillo

Desarrollo e Innovación Tecnológica
Fundación Oftalmológica de Santander
FOSCAL Internacional
Floridabianca, Colombia

Nicola Napoli

University Campus Bio-Medico di Roma (UCBM)
Rome, Italy
Washington University
St Louis, United States