BOSTON, Oct. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The approval of two new weight-loss medications, cutting-edge data on novel hypertension therapies and the approval of a novel prescription omega-3 formulation for triglyceride lowering will be among the important new developments discussed at one of the most highly anticipated Cardiometabolic Health Congress (CMHC) sessions: "Late-Breaking Clinical Trials & FDA Update: How Will the Latest Data Impact Clinical Practice?" The session takes place on Friday, Oct. 12, 2012, from 10:30 am to 11:45 am.
Each year, the CMHC chairpersons and other noted experts in the field of cardiometabolic health plan this session in order to help clinicians understand how important clinical trials and FDA actions they may have heard about in the news will affect them and their patients.
Following are the featured speakers and specific items slated for discussion so far. Of course, the topics may change as new FDA actions and clinical trial results emerge.
"Every year this session gets more exciting, with the impact on practice always timely," said Dr. Eckel.
The 7th Annual CMHC, featuring 64 world-renowned expert faculty, 15 scientific sessions, 16 corporate-supported and corporate-sponsored symposia, and approximately 30 CME credit hours, will convene Oct. 10–13, 2012, in Boston. The event is co-chaired by George L. Bakris, MD; Christie M. Ballantyne, MD; Robert H. Eckel, MD; and Jay S. Skyler, MD, MACP. The CMHC provides the most advanced-level cardiometabolic education encompassing a multitude of risk factors, including obesity, Type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, dyslipidemia, atherosclerosis, hypertension, thrombosis, acute coronary syndrome, chronic kidney disease and related comorbidities.
SOURCE Cardiometabolic Health Congress