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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IVUS offers insight into causes, treatments for coronary atherosclerosis

October 6, 2016
BOSTON — Since its development in the early 1990s, IVUS has revealed a unique coronary picture never seen on an angiogram — one that…
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Cardiometabolic Health Congress to offer latest in cardiometabolic care, education

October 5, 2016
Those attending this year’s Cardiometabolic Health Congress will gain insight into the latest developments across the spectrum of…
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Heritability of PCOS provides clues for metabolic risk

October 28, 2015
BOSTON — Polycystic ovary syndrome is the most powerful predictor of type 2 diabetes in young women, but the disorder also offers clues for…
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New diabetes drugs offer more options, some safety concerns

October 27, 2015
BOSTON — New diabetes drugs entering the market provide an increasing number of treatment options for patients living with the disease, making…
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Clinician-patient communication lacking in primary care management of obesity

October 24, 2015
BOSTON — The approaches currently used by primary care providers to manage obesity are not sufficient, according to a presentation at the…
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New diabetes technology improves care, but not cure-all

October 24, 2015
BOSTON – New technologic advances have changed the landscape of diabetes management, but effective treatment still comes down to how the…
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Dietary pattern, not type, influences heart health, weight management

October 24, 2015
BOSTON — Certain dietary patterns receive attention for their ability to improve cardiovascular health, symptoms of metabolic syndrome and…
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Pharmacotherapy for obesity among ‘best’ approaches to fill treatment gaps

October 24, 2015
BOSTON — In an overview of the pharmacotherapy options clinicians now have in their arsenal to help patients battle obesity, a presenter here…
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Novel therapies target hyperkalemia, improve use of RAAS inhibitors

October 23, 2015
BOSTON — Hyperkalemia occurs frequently in patients with chronic kidney disease and HF, and is also a common complication of…
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Prevention targets, novel therapies show promise for future of HF treatment

October 23, 2015
BOSTON — A presentation focusing on HF at the Cardiometabolic Health Congress examined where the field stands and where it is headed, covering…