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

Clinical trials, FDA updates further progress of lowering CVD risk

October 5, 2017
BOSTON — Ongoing and late-breaking clinical trials throughout 2017 have made progress on CVD risk reduction and affected clinical practice…
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VIDEO: Lifestyle modifications may improve HDL levels

October 5, 2017
BOSTON — Science behind triglyceride and HDL modification is still unclear and ongoing, but lifestyle modification is a positive way to…
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Upcoming congress highlights cardiometabolic disease prevention, management

October 3, 2017
Experts across the spectrum of CVD, diabetes and obesity will come together at the 12th annual Cardiometabolic Health Congress to discuss the…
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Abstract submissions requested for Cardiometabolic Health Congress

July 25, 2017
The CMHC Chairpersons have extended an open invitation for abstract submissions from all interested parties for posters to be featured and presented…

CMHC names four to Senior Planning Committee

May 23, 2017
The Cardiometabolic Health Congress announced that four experts have been appointed as members of its Senior Planning Committee for the 2017-2018…
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Visceral adipose tissue holds clues to cardiometabolic risk

October 14, 2016
BOSTON — Intra-abdominal visceral fat plays a causal role in the development of almost all components of metabolic syndrome, irrespective of a…
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Merits of warfarin, newer oral anticoagulants for patients with AF debated

October 13, 2016
BOSTON — At the Cardiometabolic Health Congress, one expert argued that warfarin remains the safe and effective gold standard for patients…
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Bariatric surgery ‘powerful’ tool for understanding biology of obesity

October 11, 2016
BOSTON — A physiological regulation of energy balance drives most obesogenic behavior, and bariatric surgery is likely to best option to…
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Consistency, early treatment key in obesity interventions

October 10, 2016
BOSTON — A variety of obesity interventions ranging from lifestyle modification to gastric bypass surgery are available for the approximately…
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Insulin therapy in 2017: More options, but greater costs may limit use

October 10, 2016
BOSTON — Several new insulin therapies are anticipated for patients with diabetes in 2017; however, for many, cost may put the latest options…