Event Date/Time: Feb 14, 2014 / 4:45 pm - (CST) End Date/Time: Feb 17, 2014 / 1:15 pm - (CST)
Early Registration Date: Jan 20, 2014
Abstract Submission Date: Sep 06, 2013
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Oral submission still open, please submit for consideration by 20th January. Registration still remains open, please register by 20th January.

CME Accreditation 

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.

This meeting has also been endorsed by the American Society for Preventive Cardiology, the International Academy of Cardiology and the California Chapter of the American College of Cardiology.

Learning Objectives:

1) Understand the latest guidelines for CVD risk assessment, modalities for screening for CVD, and their role in prevention 2) Evaluate the role of comprehensive lifestyle management approaches including diet, physical activity, and stress management in the prevention of CVD 3) Evaluate the relative importance of different lipid parameters and the role of emerging therapies for dyslipidemia for management of lipid disorders, including familial hypercholesterolemia 4) Evaluate the relation of diabetes with CVD and the role of CVD risk factor modification for prevention of CVD in diabetes 

Key Sessions:

  1. CVD Guidelines/Risk Assessment
  2. Lifestyle Management
  3. CVD Screening
  4. Lipids/Hypertension
  5. Diabetes
  6. Potpourri

Confirmed Invited Speakers:

Dr. Ezra Amsterdam, UC Davis Health System Dr. Seth Baum, Boca Raton Regional Hospital Dr. Shaista Malik, University of California, Irvine Ms. Geeta Sikand, University of California, Irvine Professor Stanley Bassin, University of California, Irvine Dr. Francisco Lopez Jimenez, Mayo Clinic, Minnesota Dr. Tom Allison, Mayo Clinic, Minnesota & Dr. Manlio Marquez, Instituto Nacional de Cardiologia.

Confirmed Lecture Topics;

  1. Components of Evidence Based Diets for Prevention of Heart Disease.
  2. Evidence for Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease: Do Vegetarian Diets Work?
  3. Heart Disease in Women: A Fresh Perspective.
  4. Update on the Management of Hypertension: New Understanding, New Therapy.
  5. Wading through the Sea of Fish Oil Choices; How do we Sort Science from Marketing.
  6. Dissecting Women’s Lipids and Lipoproteins: Clues to their Hidden Residual Risk.
  7. Which stress to order and how to interpret.
  8. Sports cardiology interesting cases.
  9. Women's heart disease: are the differences greater than the similarities.
  10. Role of imaging in preventing heart disease.
  11. Multidisciplinary Framework for a Preventive Cardiology Program (with Drs. Malik and Sikand).
  12. Strategies that work to Reduce Obesity and increase Physical Activity among Young People.
  13. Lipid Management Beyond LDL-C: Is there a Role of HDL-C and Newer Therapies.
  14. Metabolic Syndrome, Diabetes, and CVD.

Oral submission still open, please submit for consideration by 20th January. Registration still remains open, please register by 20th January.

Venue

Blvd Kukulcan Km 16 5
Cancun
Mexico
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Conference Speakers

Dr. Ezra Amsterdam, UC Davis Health System Dr. Seth Baum, Boca Raton Regional Hospital Dr. Shaista Malik, University of California, Irvine Ms. Geeta Sikand, University of California, Irvine Professor Stanley Bassin, University of California, Irvine Dr. Francisco Lopez Jimenez, Mayo Clinic, Minnesota Dr. Tom Allison, Mayo Clinic, Minnesota (Tentative Acceptance)

Additional Information

Oral submission still open, please submit for consideration by 20th January. Registration still remains open, please register by 20th January.