Agenda for Continuing Medical Education (CME) 19th Annual Conference on Hypertension, Diabetes and Dyslipidemia Finalized by Continuing Education Company Inc.

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The agenda for the 19th Annual Conference on Hypertension, Diabetes and Dyslipidemia has been released. Designed in collaboration with the Carolina's, Georgia, Florida Chapters of the American Society of Hypertension and endorsed by the The Southeast Lipid Association, the conference will be held in Charleston, SC June 26-28,2015.

The agenda for this conference has been carefully crafted to succinctly present all the recent information and guidelines for hypertension, diabetes and hypertension. All medical professionals managing these diseases should attend.-J.Basile, Program Chair

In collaboration with the Carolinas, Georgia, Florida Chapter of the American Society of Hypertension, Continuing Education Company Inc is offering the 19th Annual Conference on Hypertension, Diabetes and Dyslipidemia. This three-day intensive conference will be held on June 26-28,2015 at the Charleston Marriott in downtown Charleston, South Carolina and has been endorsed by the American Society of Hypertension and The Southeast Lipid Association.

This activity is designed for physicians specializing in Internal Medicine, Family or General Practice, Geriatric Medicine, Endocrinology, Lipidology and Hypertension Specialists. Healthcare professionals including physicians, physician assistants and nurse practitioners specializing in these areas or those managing patients with Hypertension, Diabetes, and/or Hyperlipidemia, alone or in combination, may benefit from this activity.

The full agenda is as follows:

Educational Sessions
FRIDAY, June 26, 2015 (Focus on Dyslipidemia)
Breakfast: 7:00 am
Sessions: 7:20 am – 12:30pm

SATURDAY, June 27, 2015 (Focus on Hypertension)
Breakfast: 7:00 am
Sessions: 7:20 am – 12:15pm
Lunch/Case Study Reviews: 12:15pm – 2:00 pm

SUNDAY, June 28, 2015 (Focus on Diabetes)
Breakfast: 7:00 am
Sessions: 7:20 am – 12:15pm

The conference adjourns on Sunday, June 28, 2015 at 12:15 pm.

Detailed Agenda:
FRIDAY, June 26, 2015
Focus on Dyslipidemia
7:00 am: Registration & Continental Breakfast
7:20 am – 7:30 am: Review of Conference Purpose and Course Objectives (J Basile MD)    
7:30 am – 8:30 am: Making Sense of the New Guidelines (Peter Jones, MD)
8:30 am – 9:15 am: Update on PCSK9 Therapies and Other Novel Approaches to Dyslipidemia (Michael Davidson, MD)
9:15 am – 10:00 am: Utilization of Biomarkers and Imaging to Improve Patient Outcomes (Peter Jones, MD)
10:00 am: BREAK
10:15 am – 11:00 am: Managing Triglyceride-rich Lipoproteins and HDL Functionality (Michael Davidson, MD)
11:00 am – 12:30 pm: Lipid Cases (Peter Jones MD & Michael Davidson, MD)
12:30 pm: ADJOURN

SATURDAY, June 27, 2015:
Focus on Hypertension
7:00 am: Continental Breakfast
7:20 am – 7:30 am: Review of Yesterday’s Key Points (J. Basile, MD)
7:30 am – 8:15 am: Hypertension Guidelines 2015: A Focus on Diabetes (J. Basile, MD)
8:15 am – 9:00 am: The Future of Cardiovascular Care in the Population Health Era: Exciting Opportunities for Primary Care in the Triple Arm Era (B. Egan, MD)
9:00 am – 9:45 am: Why BP Measurement in CKD Matters (R. Agarwal, MD)
9:45 am: BREAK
10:00 am – 10:45 am: An Evidence-Based Analysis of Patient-Centered Care and Its Impact on CV Health Promotion and Disease Prevention (B. Egan, MD)
10:45 am – 11:30 am: Chronic Kidney Disease: Failed Trials and Future Therapies (R. Agarwal, MD)
11:30 am – 12:15 pm: Resistant Hypertension: Tricks of the Trade for Getting BP Controlled (J. Basile, MD)
12:15 pm: LUNCH (brief break as lunch is served)
12:30 am – 2:00 pm: Hypertension Cases (during Lunch) (D. DiPette, MD)
2:00 pm: ADJOURN

SUNDAY, June 28, 2015
Focus on Diabetes
7:00 am: Continental Breakfast
7:20 am – 7:30 am: Review of Yesterday’s Key Points (J. Basile, MD)
7:30 am – 8:15 am: Improving Cardiovascular Outcomes in People with Diabetes: The Evidence (J. Buse, MD)
8:15 am – 9:00 am: Using Insulin and Incretin-Based Drugs to Treat T2DM: Separately and Together (D. D’alessio, MD)
9:00 am: BREAK
9:15 am – 10:00 am: Which Glucose Lowering Therapy Should We Use After Metformin? (J. Buse, MD)
10:00 am – 10:45 am: A Cost-Effective Approach to Getting Diabetics to Goal (D. D’alessio MD)
10:45 am – 12:15 pm: Cases in Diabetes (J. Buse, MD & D. D’alessio MD)
12:15 pm: ADJOURN

According to Jan Basile, Program Chair, "The agenda for this conference has been carefully crafted to succinctly present all the recent information and guidelines for hypertension, diabetes and hypertension. All medical professionals managing these diseases should attend."

The conference begins at 7:20am each day and ends at 12:15pm except for Saturday which ends at 2:00pm. Any interested physicians, nurse practitioners and physician assistants should visit http://www.cmemeeting.org for further information and pricing.

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