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.

Meeting News

Patiromer lowers potassium in patients with hyperkalemia taking RAAS inhibitors

October 17, 2017
BOSTON — Patiromer reduced serum potassium in patients with hyperkalemia and diabetic kidney disease treated with renin-angiotensin-aldosterone…
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Sleep apnea may confer increased AF risk

October 16, 2017
BOSTON — Patients with obstructive sleep apnea or sleep-disordered breathing have an increased risk for atrial fibrillation, according to a…
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Gut microbes associated with CV risk

October 13, 2017
BOSTON — Gut microbes play a critical role in predicting CVD and serve as a therapeutic target, according to a presentation at the…
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VIDEO: Changing demographics impacting prevention strategies

October 11, 2017
BOSTON — In this Cardiology Today video exclusive, Christie M. Ballantyne, MD, discusses the changing tide in patient demographic for CVD risk…
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Weight loss, minimal sodium intake reduces cardiometabolic risk

October 10, 2017
BOSTON — Participating in a weight-loss program and managing sodium intake can help reduce the risk for and effects of cardiometabolic disease…
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Progress continues in the treatment of atherothrombosis

October 9, 2017
BOSTON — Various approaches have been shown to be effective in the treatment of patients with atherothrombosis, according to a presentation at…
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VIDEO: Expert discusses BP management among elderly patients with kidney disease

October 8, 2017
BOSTON — Kidney disease is a serious and growing problem among the elderly and poses challenges for BP management, George L. Bakris, MD
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Reflection index predicts vascular damage in diabetes, high CVD risk

October 7, 2017
BOSTON — In patients with diabetes and high CVD risk, measuring change in reflection index noninvasively predicted endothelial dysfunction…
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VIDEO: Trimethylamine N-oxide levels linked to atherosclerosis

October 6, 2017
BOSTON — The compound trimethylamine N-oxide, abundant in red meat and formed by gut microbes, has been associated with an increased risk for…
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Circadian rhythm influences obesity, CVD

October 6, 2017
BOSTON — Variations in circadian rhythms can increase the risk for obesity and CVD, according to a presentation at the Cardiometabolic Health…

Meeting Calendar

Cardiometabolic Health Congress

October 4, 2017 - October 7, 2017

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