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ATLANTA, GA

Saturday, March 28, 2015
Westin Buckhead Atlanta

Westin Buckhead
Saturday, March 28, 2015
Atlanta, GA

Venue: Westin Buckhead Atlanta

3391 Peachtree Road, N.E.
Atlanta, GA 30326
Tel: 404.365.0065


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FRIDAY, MARCH 27, 2015

5:00 - 6:00pm Registration

SATURDAY, MARCH 28, 2015

6:30 - 7:30am Registration and Coffee
7:30 - 8:30am Professional Education Breakfast (non-CME)
The Effect of a Once-Weekly Therapy on A1C and Weight Over 3 Years
Sponsored by AstraZeneca
A. Ola Odugbesan, MD, MRCP
MODULE 1: THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLY: THE CHANGING LANDSCAPE OF CV RISK FACTORS
8:30am Opening Remarks Chairperson:
Robert H. Eckel, MD
8:30 - 8:50am What Do Recent Trials and CVD Prevention Guidelines Tell Us? Lessons for Clinical Practice Christie M. Ballantyne, MD
8:50 - 9:15am Hypertriglyceridemia and Mixed Dyslipidemia Management: Expert Recommendations and Best Practices Terry A. Jacobson, MD
9:15 - 9:40am The Role of HDL-C in Cardiovascular Disease: Promise, Potential and Pitfalls Peter P. Toth, MD, PhD
9:40 - 9:50am Q&A Moderator:
Christie M. Ballantyne, MD

Discussants:
Terry A. Jacobson, MD
Peter P. Toth, MD, PhD
9:50 - 10:00am Refreshment Break
10:00 - 10:25am LDL-focused Cardioprotection: Novel Targets and Treatment Advances James A. Underberg, MD
10:25 - 10:50am Lifestyle, Luck, or Genetics? Practical Management of Severe Familial Hypercholesterolemia Pamela B. Morris, MD
10:50 - 11:10am Clinical Case Challenge & Expert Panel Discussion Moderator:
Christie M. Ballantyne, MD

Discussants:
Robert H. Eckel, MD
Terry A. Jacobson, MD
Pamela B. Morris, MD
Peter P. Toth, MD, PhD
James A. Underberg, MD
MODULE 2: CHALLENGING CASES IN HYPERTENSION
11:10 - 11:30am Managing Your Difficult-to-Treat Hypertension Patients: Current Treatment Updates Keith C. Ferdinand, MD
11:30 - 11:50am Hypertension and HF: Tailoring Therapy in Special Populations Keith C. Ferdinand, MD
11:50am - 12:05pm Clinical Case Challenge & Expert Panel Discussion Moderator:
Robert H. Eckel, MD

Discussant:
Keith C. Ferdinand, MD
12:10 - 1:10pm Professional Education Lunch (non-CME)
Who, What, Why, and How of Weight Management
Sponsored by Novo Nordisk, Inc.
Deborah Bade Horn, DO, MPH
MODULE 3: ADVANCES IN DIABETES MANAGEMENT
1:10 - 1:20pm Individualizing Type 2 Diabetes Management: Guidelines for Treatment Intensification Richard E. Pratley, MD
1:20 - 1:45pm Proactive Approaches to Early and Intensive Treatment of T2DM: The Role of Combination Therapy Richard E. Pratley, MD
1:45 - 2:10pm Optimizing Insulin Regimens in T2DM: New Options and Strategies for Effective Glucose Control Robert J. Tanenberg, MD
2:10 - 2:30pm Overcoming Barriers in Diabetes Management and Empowering Patients to Reduce Cardiometabolic Risk Martha M. Funnell, MS, RN, CDE
2:30 - 2:50pm Clinical Case Challenge & Expert Panel Discussion Moderator:
Robert H. Eckel, MD

Discussants:
Martha M. Funnell, MS, RN, CDE
Richard E. Pratley, MD
Robert J. Tanenberg, MD
2:50 - 3:00pm Afternoon Break
MODULE 4: OBESITY MANAGEMENT: NEW PERSPECTIVES AND THERAPEUTIC OPTIONS FOR A GROWING PROBLEM
3:00 - 3:25pm The Challenges of Preventing Obesity and Maintaining Effective Weight Loss Robert H. Eckel, MD
3:25 - 3:50pm Advances in Therapeutic Interventions for Achieving and Maintaining Weight Loss Harold E. Bays, MD
3:50 - 4:15pm Clinical Case Challenge & Expert Panel Discussion Moderator:
Robert H. Eckel, MD

Discussant:
Harold E. Bays, MD
4:15 Closing Remarks Chairperson:
Robert H. Eckel, MD

Agenda and Faculty subject to change.


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