12th Annual CMHC

October 4-7

Boston, MA

The Cardiometabolic Event of the Year™

12th Annual CMHC Agenda

Schedule is subject to change.
Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Wednesday, October 4, 2017  'Business of Medicine' Day

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Pre-Con BoM Session
Patient-Centered Medical Home A Foundation for Transformation
Paul Grundy, MD

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

NON-CME Session
The Cardiometabolic Implications of Obesity and Nutritional Strategies for Prevention
Frank B. Hu, MD, PhD
Sponsored by Metagenics, Inc.

12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

NON-CME Session (Lunch)
Repatha®(evolocumab): Take the Next Step
Yehuda Handelsman, MD
Sponsored by Amgen, Inc.

1:20 - 2:20 pm

Pre-Con BoM Session
Best Practices: Efficient and Cost Effective Management of the Authorization Process
Pamela B. Morris, MD
Kim K. Birtcher, PharmD, MS
Supported by an educational grant from Sanofi US and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals.

2:30 - 3:20 pm

Pre-Con BoM Session
Expert Discussion: The Psychology Behind Patient Adherence
Robert H. Eckel, MD
William H. Polonsky, PhD, CDE

3:30 - 4:45 pm

Pre-Con BoM Featured Session
How to Grow Your Revenue By Enhancing Your Presence: In Person & On Camera
Mark J. Tager, MD
Robert John Hughes

5:00 - 6:00 pm

NON-CME Session (Light Bites)
Awaken a Transformation in Type 2 Diabetes Management
Yehuda Handelsman, MD
Sponsored by Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

6:00 - 7:00 pm

NON-CME Session (Light Bites)
Advancements in the Management of Patients With Type 2 Diabetes: Results From a Large Cardiovascular Outcomes Trial
Michael H. Davidson, MD
Sponsored by Novo Nordisk.

7:00 - 8:00 pm

NON-CME Session (Dinner)
JARDIANCE® (empagliflozin) Tablets: Evolving Clinical Development
Rajat Deo, MD
Sponsored by Boehringer-Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc./Lilly USA

Thursday, October 5, 2017

Thursday, October 5, 2017  CMHC General Sessions

6:40 - 7:55 am

CME Breakfast Symposium
Closing the Gap Created by Clinical Inertia: New Strategies for T2DM Treatment

Chair:Robert H. Eckel, MD

Presenters:Julio Rosenstock, MD
Athena Philis-Tsimikas, MD
Yehuda Handelsman, MD

Supported by an educational grant from Sanofi US.

Session I: Dyslipidemia, Atherosclerosis and Cardiovascular Disease Risk Reduction

8:00 - 8:05 am

Opening Remarks
Christie M. Ballantyne, MD

8:05 - 9:20 am

FDA Update and Late Breaking Clinical Trials

Chair:Christie M. Ballantyne, MD

Panelists:Robert H. Eckel, MD
Jay S. Skyler, MD
Keith C. Ferdinand, MD
Deepak L. Bhatt, MD, MPH

9:20 - 10:20 am

Attacking Atherothrombosis: Which Approach to Take?

Chair:Christie M. Ballantyne, MD

Presenters:Paul M. Ridker, MD
Eugene Braunwald, MD
Marc S. Sabatine, MD

10:20 - 11:20 am

Morning Break - Exhibit Hall

11:20 am - 12:10 pm

MAIN KEYNOTE:
Gut Microbes as a Participant and Therapeutic Target in Cardiometabolic Diseases

Stanley L. Hazen, MD, PhD

12:15 - 1:15 pm

CME Lunch Symposium
Navigating Updated Guidelines and New Therapies for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Heart Failure

Chair:Keith C. Ferdinand, MD

Presenters:Clyde W. Yancy, MD
JoAnn Lindenfeld, MD

Supported in part by an educational grant from Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation.

1:20 - 2:00 pm

Mini Session
Lp(a) and Promising NEW Targets for Intervention

Sotirios Tsimikas, MD

2:00 - 2:30 pm

Mini Featured Session
Treatment for Statin Intolerant Patients with Hypercholesterolemia – Today and Tomorrow

Christie M. Ballantyne, MD

This session is supported by an educational grant from Esperion.

2:30 - 3:30 pm

Afternoon Break - Exhibit Hall

3:30 - 4:10 pm

FEATURED SESSION
Topic: Triglycerides and HDL-C: Where Are We Now?

Robert H. Eckel, MD

4:10 - 5:00 pm

Multidisciplinary Case Consults: Challenging Lipid Cases

Chair:Christie M. Ballantyne, MD

Panelists:Robert H. Eckel, MD
Jay S. Skyler, MD

5:00 pm

Closing Remarks
Christie M. Ballantyne, MD

5:00 - 6:00 pm

Welcome Reception - Exhibit Hall
Christie M. Ballantyne, MD
George L. Bakris, MD
Robert H. Eckel, MD
Jay S. Skyler, MD

6:00 - 7:00 pm

NON-CME Session (Dinner)
Clinical Evaluation of Pure EPA
Matthew J. Budoff, MD
Sponsored by Amarin Pharma, Inc.

7:00 - 8:00 pm

CME Dinner Symposium
Advances in Insulin Therapy: Addressing Provider and Patient Safety Concerns

Anne L. Peters, MD (Chair)
Deborah J. Wexler, MD, MSc
Supported in part by an educational grant from Novo Nordisk.

Friday, October 6, 2017

Friday, October 6, 2017  CMHC General Sessions

6:45 - 7:45 am

CME Breakfast Symposium A
Interventional Cardiology Delivered With a Fork

Stephen Devries, MD
Supported by educational funding from Tarsus Cardio Inc. dba Cardiometabolic Health Congress.

6:45 - 7:45 am

CME Breakfast Symposium B
Ensuring Access to Evidence-Based Therapies in High Risk Special Populations: Statin Intolerance, Racial/Ethnic Minorities and Familial Hypercholesterolemia

Keith C. Ferdinand, MD
Catherine Davis Ahmed, MBA
Supported by educational grants from the Association of Black Cardiologists, Inc. and Tarsus Cardio Inc. dba Cardiometabolic Health Congress.

Session II: Lifestyle Management of Cardiovascular Disease

8:00 - 8:05 am

Opening Remarks
Robert H. Eckel, MD

8:05 - 8:55 am

FEATURED SESSION
Topic: Novel Mechanisms for the Link Between Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes

Barbara Kahn, MD

8:55 - 9:45 am

Cardiometabolic Disorders: Diet Quality, Quantity and Beyond

Chair:Robert H. Eckel, MD

Presenters:Jamy Ard, MD
Janet M. de Jesus, MS, RD
John P. Foreyt, PhD

9:45 - 10:45 am

Morning Break - Exhibit Hall

10:55 - 11:25 am

Mini Session: Sleep Science: Effect of the Circadian Rhythm on Obesity and CVD
Frank A.J.L. Scheer, PhD

11:25 am - 12:15 pm

Multidisciplinary Case Consults: Lifestyle and Obesity Management in the Cardiometabolic Patient

Chair:Robert H. Eckel, MD

Panelists:George L. Bakris, MD
Christie M. Ballantyne, MD
Jay S. Skyler, MD
Janet M. de Jesus, MS, RD
Johannes Scholl, MD

12:25 - 1:40 pm

CME Lunch Symposium
CV Protection: Is It Achievable in Patients With T2DM?

Chair:Jay S. Skyler, MD

Presenters:Wendy S. Lane, MD
Robert H. Eckel, MD
Benjamin M. Scirica, MD, MPH

Multi-supported by educational grants from Novo Nordisk, Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Lilly USA, LLC

Session III: Diabetes Management

1:40 - 1:45 pm

Opening Remarks
Jay S. Skyler, MD

1:45 - 2:25 pm

FEATURED SESSION
Topic: New Insights Into Insulin Resistance and How the Body Responds to It

C. Ronald Kahn, MD

2:25 - 3:00 pm

Reaching Glycemic Goals for Patients with T2DM: Insulin and Non-Insulin Therapies
Anne L. Peters, MD

3:00 - 4:00 pm

Afternoon Break - Exhibit Hall

4:00 - 5:15 pm

Managing Microvascular Complications of Diabetes for Improved Patient Outcomes

Chair:Jay S. Skyler, MD

Presenters:Thomas Gardner, MD
George L. Bakris, MD
Roy L. Freeman, MD

5:15 - 5:55 pm

Multidisciplinary Case Consults: Challenging T2DM Patient Cases

Chair:Jay S. Skyler, MD

Panelists:Robert H. Eckel, MD
George L. Bakris, MD
Christie M. Ballantyne, MD
Davida Kruger, MSN, APN-BC, BC-ADM

5:55 - 6:00 pm

Closing Remarks
Jay S. Skyler, MD

6:00 - 7:00 pm

Closing Reception - Exhibit Hall

7:00 - 8:15 pm

NON-CME Session (Dinner)
Hypertriglyceridemia & Pancreatitis: Separating Secondary Causes from Familial Chylomicronemia Syndrome (FCS)
Paul D. Rosenblit, MD, PHD, FACE, FNLA
Sponsored by Akcea Therapeutics

Saturday, October 7, 2017

Saturday, October 7, 2017  CMHC General Sessions

6:45 - 7:45 am

CME Breakfast Symposium
Hyperkalemia Management and Monitoring in High-Risk Patients: Improving Heart Failure Management and Outcomes

Chair: George L. Bakris, MD

Presenters: JoAnn Lindenfeld, MD

Supported in part by an educational grant from Relypsa, Inc.

Session IV: Hypertension, Cardio-renal, Heart Failure

8:00 - 8:05 am

Opening Remarks
George L. Bakris, MD

8:05 - 8:55 am

FEATURED SESSION
Topic: Metabolomics and Kidney Disease

Kumar Sharma, MD

8:55 - 9:25 am

2017 Guideline Updates: Blood Pressure and Resistant Hypertension
David A. Calhoun, MD

9:25 - 9:55 am

Morning Break - Grand Ballroom Foyer

9:55 - 11:05 am

Integrative Topics in Blood Pressure and Hypertension Management

Chair:George L. Bakris, MD

Presenters:Kumar Sharma, MD
Virend Somers, MD
David G. Harrison, MD

11:05 - 11:55 am

Multidisciplinary Case Consults: Challenging Patient Cases in Hypertension, Cardio-Renal, and Heart Failure

Chair:George L. Bakris, MD

Panelists:Keith C. Ferdinand, MD
Kumar Sharma, MD
David A. Calhoun, MD

11:55 am - 12:25 pm

Mini Session: Kidney Disease in the Elderly
George L. Bakris, MD

12:25 - 12:30 pm

Closing Remarks
George L. Bakris, MD

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