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

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…
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GLP-1 receptor agonist portfolio offers options for most adults with type 2 diabetes

October 26, 2018
BOSTON — Among the variety of GLP-1 receptor agonists approved for treatment of type 2 diabetes, each has traits that benefit some users more…
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Cardiac events in pregnancy affect future CV health

October 25, 2018
BOSTON — Gestational diabetes and preeclampsia can both lead to increased CV risk later in life and are necessary factors to consider when…
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‘Viral endocrinology’ an emerging field in insulin research

October 25, 2018
BOSTON — Nearly 100 years after its discovery, insulin and its role in human disease, particularly diseases that negatively affect cognitive…