Lifestyle Management

Cardiometabolic Education Hubs

The cornerstone of cardiorenal metabolic disease prevention; lifestyle management includes interventions such as smoking cessation, weight loss, diet modification and nutrient supplementation. can have dramatic effects on overall health.

CME/CE Activities

Available courses, certification information, and the latest educational opportunities for practitioners interested in beginning or continuing their careers in a cardiometabolic subspecialty with emphasis on lifestyle management.

News Digest

Chronic Kidney Disease

Potassium: Helpful or Harmful?

Potassium-rich foods like bananas, avocados, tomatoes, and squash are generally regarded as healthful, especially for lowering blood pressure and improving cardiovascular health. However, patients with

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Lifestyle Interventions

The Role of Meditation in Heart Health

Certain lifestyle and pharmacological interventions have proven effective at lowering the prevalence of CVD risk factors, which has increased apace with worsening population health.  Although,

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Expert Highlights and Perspectives

A cache of recorded faculty presentations addressing the diagnosis, clinical management, treatment, and emerging strategies related to lifestyle management.

Perspectives on Nutritional Approaches for Cardiometabolic Patients

Holly Wyatt, MD
Holly Wyatt, MD
David S. Ludwig, MD, PhD
David S. Ludwig, MD, PhD
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Robert Eckel, MD

CMHC Chair Robert H. Eckel, MD, moderates a discussion with David S. Ludwig, MD, PhD, and Holly R. Wyatt, MD about the best dietary approaches to target obesity and cardiometabolic risk, including the role of low-carbohydrate diets, other nutritional approaches/diets, and the individualization of these nutritional approaches for cardiometabolic patients (recorded April 2022).

CMHC: Sandeep Jauhar, MD, Keynote Speaker / National Harbor, MD

Sandeep Jauhar, MD

CMHC Chair Robert H. Eckel, MD, moderates a discussion with David S. Ludwig, MD, PhD, and Holly R. Wyatt, MD about the best dietary approaches to target obesity and cardiometabolic risk, including the role of low-carbohydrate diets, other nutritional approaches/diets, and the individualization of these nutritional approaches for cardiometabolic patients (recorded April 2022).

CMHC Faculty member, Jason Tregellas, PhD shares on the impact of exercise on mental and cardiovascular health.

Jason R. Tregellas, PhD
Jason R. Tregellas, PhD

CMHC Faculty member, Jason Tregellas, MD shares on the impact of exercise on mental and cardiovascular health.

CMHC Annual 2021 Obesity Management Panel

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Robert Eckel, MD
Holly Wyatt, MD
Holly Wyatt, MD
Michelle Look
Michelle Look, MD

CMHC Chair Robert Eckel and faculty Holly Wyatt, MD and Michelle Look, MD recap the obesity session topics discussed at the 16th Annual CMHC, including the importance of assessing and addressing pre-obesity, patient motivation advice, and considerations for long-term weight maintenance and obesity management.