Regional Chicago, IL Registration

Regional Chicago, August 12

The Cardiometabolic Health Congress Regional Conference Series are 1-day, primary-care focused, CME/CE certified educational meetings that provide updates on current, new, and emerging therapies, treatment guidelines, and practical strategies to personalize care and empower patients to reduce global cardiometabolic risk and improve clinical outcomes.

The integrated curriculum will address such clinically relevant topics in cardiometabolic health as CVD prevention, diabetes, hypertension and heart failure, and nutrition.

Preliminary Agenda

Expert Speaker Line-Up

George L. Bakris, MD (CMHC Chairperson)

George L. Bakris
  • Professor of Medicine
  • Director, ASH Comprehensive Hypertension Center
  • University of Chicago Medicine
  • Pritzker School of Medicine
  • Chicago, IL

Samuel Klein, MD (Keynote)

Samuel Klein
  • William H. Danforth Professor of Medicine and Nutritional Science
  • Chief, Division of Geriatrics and Nutritional Sciences
  • Director, Center for Human Nutrition
  • Washington University School of Medicine
  • St. Louis, MO

A leading researcher of obesity, Dr. Samuel Klein’s Keynote presentation will focus on the concept of metabolically normal and abnormal obesity and the subgroup of obese individuals who lack the typical metabolic complications of obesity: metabolic syndrome, diabetes, insulin resistance, dyslipidemia, and hypertension. According to Dr. Klein, if we can understand why certain obese persons are protected from the adverse effects of excess body fat, we can understand more about the pathophysiology of obesity.

Registration Fees

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Physicians* $79
Allied Health Professionals* $79
Fellows/Students** Complimentary

*Must be engaged in clinical practice and not employed by a pharmaceutical, medical device, medical education/advertising agency, or similar company to be eligible for the physician or allied health professional discounted registration fees.

**ID card from school, residency, or fellowship program is required for verification. Please fax information to 866.218.9168. No other discounts apply.

Venue & Hotel Information

Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile

540 North Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60611
312.836.0100

Room Rate: $239/night
Expires: July 21, 2017

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