by Lauren Taylor from In The Cloud Copy
The Cardiometabolic Health Congress announced that they would be holding a virtual event due to the COVID pandemic that would cover various cardiometabolic topics. Topics that they plan to discuss will range from pediatrics to diseases affecting women in their reproductive years and many other topics involving liver disease.
The first piece of the virtual event is set to occur November 19-20. The topic covered during this piece of the event will cover recent treatment improvements in diabetes, nephrology, and cardiology and will also look deeper into the ways that these related conditions can be effectively managed and treated by clinicians. This piece will be presented by Keith C. Ferdinand, MD, FAHA, FASPC – a professor at Tulane University’s School of Medicine.
The second part of the series will take place December 3-4. This installment will take a deeper look into the pediatric population and cardiometabolic health, including but not limited to the risk of disease in this particular patient population and ways in which clinicians can effectively boost the cardiometabolic health in the pediatric age group.
January 8-9, 2021 will be the third installment of the event. During this part of the series, Dr. Christos S. Mantzoros will look more deeply at nonalcoholic steatohepatitis/nonalcoholic fatty liver disease and cardiometabolic health. Further discussion during this piece of the event will look into new advancements in these conditions, risk factors that come into play, and more. Dr. Mantzoros is the director of the unit of human nutrition at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, as well as a professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School.
During the fourth session, which is set to take occur on February 26, 2021, Dr. Pam R. Taub will be taking a look at reproductive health and the role that cardiometabolic health plays in it. She will look deeper into how things such as risk factors that come into play when talking about cardiometabolic health, as well as which risk factors are more regularly seen in women of reproductive age. Dr. Taub is a medicine professor in the cardiovascular medicine division at the University of California.
The fifth part of the series will look at the role nutrition plays in patients with cardiometabolic conditions. This session will include topics such as how clinicians can work with patients to find a common ground when discussing nutrition plans and help them work beyond controversies that often surround nutrition in these patients. This part of the series is set to take place March 4-5, 2021.
The sixth and final piece of the series is set for March 27, 2021. This last session of the six-part series will look deeper into sleep disorder and cardiometabolic health. This will examine such things as how certain lifestyle behaviors such as sleep can have an impact on cardiometabolic health. Topics covered will include how clinicians can appropriately screen, refer, and treat sleep disorders that could have a negative impact on these patients.
This six-part series will cover a great variety of topics that all impact cardiometabolic medicine. Many different specialty areas would benefit from the information that is set to be presented at this virtual event.
Learn more about this series here.