Boston, July 22, 2016––The Cardiometabolic Health Congress has announced 5 Keynote presentations have been scheduled for the 11th Annual CMHC, taking place October 5-8, 2016, at the Sheraton in Boston, MA. The 3 ½-day event has become the largest US-based, multidisciplinary conference focused solely on the prevention, diagnosis, and management of cardiovascular and metabolic diseases.
The increased number of Keynotes for this year’s Annual Meeting will address the growing areas of cardiometabolic disease management and are as follows:
- Intravascular Ultrasound Insights into the Regression and Progression of Coronary Atherosclerosis:
- Steven E. Nissen, MD, MACC, a pioneer in the field of IVUS, will discuss its role as a screening tool and in determining new approaches to treatment.
- Triglycerides on the Rise: Should We Swap Seats on the Seesaw?
- A landmark researcher in inflammation and atherosclerosis, Peter Libby, MD will focus on the increasing prevalence of non-LDL-cholesterol-related cardiovascular risk factors, specifically, triglycerides and apoC3.
- Update and Clinical Implications of the SPRINT Trial:
- Suzanne Oparil, MD, a principal investigator of SPRINT, will discuss the benefits and caveats of SPRINT as well as some of its ongoing substudies.
- The Gut Microbiome as a Modifier of Insulin Resistance and Metabolic Syndrome:
- A preeminent investigator in diabetes and metabolic disease, C. Ronald Kahn, MD, will explain the role of the gut microbiome as an important mediator of the gene/environment interaction and results of his research in mice.
- Obesity Fat Distribution and Cardiovascular Risk:
- Subodh Verma, MD, PhD, an internationally renowned cardiac surgeon and scientist, will evaluate the epidemiology and clinical course of visceral fat as it relates to cardiovascular event rates and explain the mechanistic basis of how visceral adiposity leads to cardiovascular disease.
For a complete list of speakers, agenda, and registration details for the 11th Annual Cardiometabolic Health Congress visit: http://www.cardiometabolichealth.org/2016/index.html or call 877-571-4700.