Best of the CMHC -Las Vegas, NV

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LAS VEGAS, NV

Saturday, August 15, 2015  
The Venetian

The Venetian Las Vegas

View a Clinical Snapshot from Best of the CMHC speaker, Harold E. Bays, MD, for insights on advances in therapeutic interventions for achieving long-term weight loss.

Saturday, August 15, 2015
Las Vegas, NV

Venue: The Venetian - Las Vegas

3355 South Las Vegas Boulevard


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FRIDAY, August 14, 2015

6:00 - 7:00pm Registration

SATURDAY, AUGUST 15, 2015

7:00am - 7:30am Registration & Coffee
7:30am - 8:30am Professional Education Breakfast (non-CME)
Does Early and Aggressive Treatment Matter? Avoiding Clinical Inertia
Sponsored by AstraZeneca
8:30 - 8:35am Opening Remarks

Chairperson:
Christie M. Ballantyne, MD

MODULE 1: THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLY: THE CHANGING LANDSCAPE OF CV RISK FACTORS
8:35 - 8:45am What Do Recent Trials and CVD Prevention Guidelines Tell Us?
Lessons for Clinical Practice
Christie M. Ballantyne, MD
8:45 - 9:10am Hypertriglyceridemia and Mixed Dyslipidemia Management: Expert Recommendations and Best Practices Harold E. Bays, MD
9:10 - 9:35am The Role of HDL-C in Cardiovascular Disease:
Promise, Potential and Pitfalls
Peter P. Toth, MD, PhD
9:35 - 10:00am LDL-focused Cardioprotection: Novel Targets and Treatment Advances Christie M. Ballantyne, MD
10:00 - 10:15am Refreshment Break
10:15 - 10:40am Lifestyle, Luck, or Genetics? Practical Management of Severe Familial Hypercholesterolemia Seth J. Baum, MD
10:40 - 11:05am Clinical Case Challenge, Expert Panel Discussion and Q & A Session Moderator:
Christie M. Ballantyne, MD
Discussants:
Seth J. Baum, MD
Harold E. Bays, MD
Peter P. Toth, MD, PhD
MODULE 2: OBESITY MANAGEMENT:
11:05 - 11:30am The Challenges of Preventing Obesity and Maintaining Effective Weight Loss Samuel Klein, MD
11:30 - 11:55am Advances in Therapeutic Interventions for Achieving Long-Term Weight Loss Harold E. Bays, MD
11:55am - 12:20pm Clinical Case Challenge & Expert Panel Discussion Moderator:
Christie M. Ballantyne, MD
Discussants:
Harold E. Bays, MD
Samuel Klein, MD
12:20 - 1:20pm Professional Education Lunch (non-CME)
Targeting Weight Regulation through the GLP-1 Pathway
Sponsored by Novo Nordisk, Inc.
Raymond Plodkowski, MD
MODULE 3: ADVANCES IN DIABETES MANAGEMENT
1:20 - 1:30pm Individualizing Type 2 Diabetes Management: Guidelines for Treatment Intensification Richard E. Pratley, MD
1:30 - 1:55pm Proactive Approaches to Early and Intensive Treatment of T2DM: The Role of Combination Therapy Richard E. Pratley, MD
1:55 - 2:20pm Optimizing Insulin Regimens in T2DM: New Options and Strategies for Effective Glucose Control Anne L. Peters, MD
2:20 - 2:45pm Clinical Case Challenge, Expert Panel Discussion and Q & A Moderator:
Christie M. Ballantyne, MD
Discussants:
Anne L. Peters, MD
Richard E. Pratley, MD
2:45 - 3:00pm Afternoon Break
MODULE 4: CHALLENGING CASES IN HYPERTENSION
3:00 - 3:20pm Managing Your Difficult-to-Treat Hypertension Patients:
Current Treatment Updates
George L. Bakris, MD
3:20 - 3:40pm Hypertension and HF: Tailoring Therapy in Special Populations George L. Bakris, MD
3:40 - 4:00pm Clinical Case Challenge & Expert Panel Discussion, and Q & A Moderator:
Christie M. Ballantyne, MD
Discussant:
George L. Bakris
4:00pm Closing Remarks Chairperson:
Christie M. Ballantyne, MD

Note: Agenda & Faculty are subject to change.


CMHC
BEST OF THE
Cardiometabolic Health Congress
2015 Regional Conference Series
Atlanta, GA
March 28, 2015
Dallas, TX
May 2, 2015
Las Vegas, NV
August 15, 2015

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