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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HF, hypertension difficult to manage in patients with CKD

October 23, 2015
BOSTON — Patients with chronic kidney disease are among the highest-risk population for HF, hypertension and all-cause death, but data show the…
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Debate reveals lack of clarity on cholesterol guidelines

October 23, 2015
BOSTON — Two clinicians and thought leaders in the field of cardiology engaged in a spirited debate at the annual Cardiometabolic Health…
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Experts debate long-term DAPT for patients with prior MI

October 22, 2015
BOSTON — The optimal duration of dual antiplatelet therapy continues to be debated, and two experts at the Cardiometabolic Health Congress…
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Progress of PCSK9 inhibitors displays power of human genetics in finding future therapies

October 22, 2015
BOSTON — An update on PCSK9 inhibitors presented at the annual Cardiometabolic Health Congress showcased the rapid development of the agents…

Upcoming conference highlights multidisciplinary approach to metabolic health

October 15, 2015
The upcoming Cardiometabolic Health Congress will feature the latest medical research in a range of fields, including obesity, diabetes, hypertension…
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Lee M. Kaplan, MD, PhD: Individualized approach to obesity treatment most likely to succeed

October 27, 2014
BOSTON — In this video, Lee M. Kaplan, MD, PhD, director of the Obesity, Metabolism and Nutrition Institute at Massachusetts General Hospital…
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Efficacy, safety of aspirin for treatment of patients with diabetes, CAD unclear

October 24, 2014
BOSTON — The benefits of using aspirin, alone or with a platelet inhibitor, for the treatment of patients with diabetes at high-risk for CVD…
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Expert examines contribution of aldosterone in obesity-related hypertension

October 24, 2014
BOSTON — At the Cardiometabolic Health Congress, Colleen M. Majewski, MD, discussed the link between elevated aldosterone and obesity-related…
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Exploration of devices to treat resistant hypertension in progress

October 24, 2014
BOSTON — Despite recent setbacks, research and development on device therapy for treatment-resistant hypertension is proceeding, a hypertension…
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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…