18th Annual Hypertension, Diabetes and Dyslipidemia Conference

Organization: Continuing Education Company Inc

Venue: Doubletree Guest Suites Charleston-Historic District

Location: Charleston, South Carolina, United States

Event Date/Time: Jun 27, 2014 / 7:00 am - (EST) End Date/Time: Jun 29, 2014 / 12:15 pm - (EST)
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OVERVIEW

In collaboration with the Carolinas, Georgia, Florida Chapter of the American Society of Hypertension, we are pleased to offer the 18th Annual Conference on Hypertension, Diabetes and Dyslipidemia.  This three day intensive conference will be held on June 27-29, 2014 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel & Suites Charleston - Historic District in downtown Charleston, South Carolina and has been endorsed by the American Society of Hypertension.

Explore the past in Charleston, South Carolina and enjoy the present at one of the top hotels in Charleston, SC at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel & Suites Charleston - Historic District. Located on the corner of Church and Market streets, the full-service hotel opens to Charleston’s City Market in the Historic District. This hotel is truly located in the heart of this beautiful city!   Charleston was recently voted the #1 city in the US by Travel & Leisure and this conference is a great opportunity for you to see why! Physicians attending the conference may chose to lengthen their stay by attending the 22st Annual Primary Care Conference which will take place June 30-July 4 at nearby Kiawah Island Resort.  Kiawah and its beautiful beaches are just a 40 minutes drive away.  Special combination pricing is available as well as one day pricing.

 

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION    

 

Gaps in the level of Hemoglobin A1C, BP, and LDL-Cholesterol reduction continue to occur in high-risk individuals with Type 2 diabetes, Hypertension, and Dyslipidemia, respectively. Recent results from the ACCORD, VADT, and ADVANCE studies suggest the benefits on reducing macrovascular disease events are unclear and, in fact, caution should be exercised when reducing Hemoglobin A1C in those with long standing Type 2 diabetes to a goal of

OBJECTIVES At the completion of this activity, participants should be better prepared to:

• Discuss goals, medications and controversies surrounding management of patients with Diabetes, Hypertension and Dyslipidemia;

• Describe appropriate treatment plans for these individuals; and

• Apply new learning to improve health outcomes involving patients with Diabetes, Hypertension, and Dyslipidemia.

 

TARGET AUDIENCE This activity is designed for physicians specializing in Internal Medicine, Family or General Practice, Geriatric Medicine, Endocrinology, Lipidology and Hypertension Specialists. Healthcare professionals including 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.

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Continuing Education Company Inc