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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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…
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Various options available for statin intolerance

October 6, 2017
BOSTON — Statin intolerance can be managed through various pathways for different patients, according to a presentation at the Cardiometabolic…
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Targeting certain lipids, proteins may reduce residual CVD risk

October 5, 2017
BOSTON — Targeting lipoprotein(a) and other lipids and proteins known to be associated with CVD may benefit patients who remain at high CVD…