Cardiometabolic Health Congress

The latest news from CMHC, with physician perspective and clinician insight on heart disease, diabetes and more.

Meeting News Coverage

Novel oral anticoagulants vs. warfarin: The debate continues

October 24, 2014
BOSTON — The burden of stroke related to atrial fibrillation is substantial and there is ongoing debate about the best therapy for stroke…
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Experts debate long-term DAPT for patients with stents

October 24, 2014
BOSTON — While conceding that definitive research has yet to emerge, two experts at the Cardiometabolic Health Congress debated the merits of…
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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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New trials underway to explore impact of anti-inflammatory therapy on CV events

October 23, 2014
BOSTON — Multiple studies have suggested that measures of inflammatory biomarkers may be predictive of CV events, and the question remains…
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Misinterpretation of cholesterol, risk-assessment guidelines may produce unintended consequences

October 23, 2014
BOSTON — Misinterpretation of the 2013 American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association guidelines on cholesterol management and CV…
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Despite perceived differences, international hypertension guidelines 'mostly similar'

October 23, 2014
BOSTON — Despite recent controversy over BP targets for adults aged 60 years and older, international guidelines for hypertension are…