Cardiometabolic Health Congress

Healio brings you the highlights from the Cardiometabolic Health Congress. Refer back to this page often for the latest news from CMHC, perspectives and interviews with leading researchers and clinicians, and to review archives of past meetings.

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Role of antithrombotic therapy evolving

November 1, 2018
BOSTON — The past year has seen much new research about antithrombotic therapy for primary prevention, secondary prevention and after PCI…
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Proper nutrition can change course of CHD, other diseases

October 31, 2018
BOSTON — Nutrition is a powerful source of cardioprotective intervention and physicians must be better about incorporating nutritional…
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Consideration of CV health important during breast cancer treatment

October 31, 2018
BOSTON — Breast cancer and CVD are often linked together, and therefore, oncological treatments should include CVD risks, according to a…
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CAC scoring, biomarkers may help CVD risk prediction

October 30, 2018
BOSTON — Coronary artery calcium scoring and biomarker assessment appear to improve prediction of CVD risk, according to two presentations at…
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VIDEO: Sleep plays key role in cardiometabolic health

October 30, 2018
BOSTON — In this video exclusive, Milena Pavlova, MD, of Brigham and Women's Hospital and assistant professor of neurology at Harvard Medical…
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VIDEO: Address obesity day-to-day to improve cardiometabolic health

October 30, 2018
BOSTON — In this video exclusive, Robert Kushner, MD, professor of medicine and medical director of the Center for Lifestyle Medicine at…
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Latest CV outcomes trials suggest safety, benefit for newer diabetes therapies

October 26, 2018
BOSTON — Results from key CV outcomes trials presented and soon to be presented in 2018 continue to demonstrate CV safety for several new…
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VIDEO: Determination often required to obtain PCSK9 inhibitors for appropriate patients

October 26, 2018
BOSTON — In this video exclusive, Matthew Stryker, PharmD, a clinical pharmacist who runs a free cardiovascular risk reduction service at a…
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‘Metabolic flexibility’ required to achieve, maintain weight loss

October 26, 2018
BOSTON — Employing the concept of metabolic flexibility — the body’s ability to oxidize the type of fuel that is available —…
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Recent obesity trials demonstrate CV, diabetes benefits with weight loss

October 26, 2018
BOSTON — Results from several recent obesity trials published in 2018 demonstrate that sustained weight loss, although difficult to maintain…