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Symposium focuses on consideration of obesity as a disease state

October 29, 2014

BOSTON — In this video, Caroline M. Apovian, MD, professor of medicine at Boston University School of Medicine and director of the Nutrition and Weight Management Research Center at Boston Medical Center, outlines a symposium at the Cardiometabolic Health Congress on the pathophysiology and treatment of obesity.

The session included presentations on the role of inflammation, therapeutic options, and the link between weight gain and use of certain medications, such as insulin, beta-blockers, antihistamines and steroids.

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Dispositional mindfulness linked with better cardiovascular health

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People with greater dispositional mindfulness had better overall cardiovascular health and were less likely to smoke or engage in other behaviors that posed a risk for…
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ADT raised risk for cardiac death in men with prostate cancer

October 29, 2014
In men receiving treatment for prostate cancer, androgen deprivation therapy was associated with excess risk for cardiac-related death in those with congestive HF or…
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Lee M. Kaplan, MD, PhD: Individualized approach to obesity treatment most likely to succeed

October 27, 2014
BOSTON — In this video, Lee M. Kaplan, MD, PhD, director of the Obesity, Metabolism and Nutrition Institute at Massachusetts General Hospital, discusses…
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Managing Antiplatelet Therapy in Patients on Proton Pump Inhibitors: Understanding Drug Interactions and Cardiovascular Implications

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Symposium focuses on consideration of obesity as a disease state

October 29, 2014
BOSTON — In this video, Caroline M. Apovian, MD, professor of medicine at Boston University School of Medicine…
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Practical Lipidology: 2013

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Symposium focuses on consideration of obesity as a disease state

October 29, 2014
BOSTON — In this video, Caroline M. Apovian, MD, professor of medicine at Boston University School of Medicine and director of the Nutrition…
In the Journals

Dispositional mindfulness linked with better cardiovascular health

October 29, 2014
People with greater dispositional mindfulness had better overall cardiovascular health and were less likely to smoke or engage in other behaviors…
In the Journals

ADT raised risk for cardiac death in men with prostate cancer

October 29, 2014
In men receiving treatment for prostate cancer, androgen deprivation therapy was associated with excess risk for cardiac-related death in those with…
figure Meeting News Coverage Video

Lee M. Kaplan, MD, PhD: Individualized approach to obesity treatment most likely to succeed

October 27, 2014
BOSTON — In this video, Lee M. Kaplan, MD, PhD, director of the Obesity, Metabolism and Nutrition Institute at Massachusetts General Hospital…
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First-line metformin treatment decreased need for subsequent treatment in diabetes

October 27, 2014
More than 40% of patients with diabetes do not start out their glucose-lowering regimen with metformin despite recommended guidelines, according to…
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Michael H. Davidson, MD, discusses PCSK9 as a target of therapy

October 24, 2014
BOSTON — In this video, Cardiology Today Editorial Board member Michael H. Davidson, MD, outlines a session he participated in at the…
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Efficacy, safety of aspirin for treatment of patients with diabetes, CAD unclear

October 24, 2014
BOSTON — The benefits of using aspirin, alone or with a platelet inhibitor, for the treatment of patients with diabetes at high-risk for CVD…
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Expert examines contribution of aldosterone in obesity-related hypertension

October 24, 2014
BOSTON — At the Cardiometabolic Health Congress, Colleen M. Majewski, MD, discussed the link between elevated aldosterone and obesity-related…
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Experts tackle racial, ethnic disparities in cardiometabolic health

October 23, 2014
BOSTON — In this video, Keith C. Ferdinand, MD, FACC, professor of clinical medicine at Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans…
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Cardiometabolic Health Congress highlights latest research on CVD, diabetes, obesity

October 23, 2014
BOSTON — The latest innovative research in diabetes, hypertension, lipids, obesity and thrombosis was analyzed by experts at the…
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