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Cases & Conversations™: Utilizing Real-World Evidence to Optimize Outcomes in Type 2 Diabetes – Reducing CV Events and Patient Hospitalizations with COVID-19 Considerations

Cases & Conversations™: Utilizing Real-World Evidence to Optimize Outcomes in Type 2 Diabetes – Reducing CV Events and Patient Hospitalizations with COVID-19 Considerations


Friday, April 30, 2021

Live, Interactive Virtual Conference!

4:30 PM - 6:30 PM EST

Overview

Although impaired glucose metabolism has a central role in the pathology of cardiovascular (CV) complications in individuals with type 2 diabetes (T2D), several studies have demonstrated that CV risk cannot necessarily be reduced by achieving a normal serum glucose goal. Recent trials have provided valuable insights concerning the CV benefits of some anti-diabetes medications, such as sodium-glucose cotransporter-2 (SGLT2) inhibitors and glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) receptor agonists. In fact, the American Diabetes Association now recommends that, in addition to metformin, patients with T2D and established atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease should receive a glucose-lowering drug shown to reduce major CV events. Importantly, a comprehensive medical approach against multifactorial pathologies in T2D such as insulin resistance, obesity, hypertension, and dyslipidemia, in addition to lifestyle therapies, should be routinely performed in the clinical setting.

A panel of experts in T2D and reducing CV risk will discuss the latest clinical trial findings and guideline recommendations for patients with T2D and CV disease. Using patient case examples, these experts will present the most recent evidence for developing a comprehensive medical approach for these patients, and what this approach looks like in clinical practice.

Benefits of Attending

  • Understand the latest treatment guidelines for patients with T2D
  • Learn how to treat patients with T2D and CV disease
  • Learn the role of newer treatment options in managing cases of T2D and CV disease
  • Learn the real-world evidence regarding the efficacy and safety of SGLT2 inhibitors, DPP-4 inhibitors, and GLP-1 receptor agonists
  • Ensure the proper treatment of patients with T2D and CVD who contract coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Acknowledgment of Commercial Support

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Lilly USA, LLC.

Target Audience

This educational program is directed toward all attendees of the 2021 ACP Internal Medicine Meeting. Primary care physicians, diabetologists, endocrinologists, cardiologists, certified diabetes educators, NPs, PAs and other HCPs who treat patients with T2D will be invited to participate in the online enduring program.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Examine current treatment guidelines for patients with T2D for effective management of cardiovascular risk
  • Evaluate the real-world evidence for reducing CV events and hospitalizations to improve outcomes for patients with T2D
  • Apply emerging clinical data on issues in management of T2D in patients with COVID-19 toward the development of treatment plans

Program Chair

Harold Edward Bays, MD, FOMA, FTOS, FACC, FNLA, FASPC
Harold Edward Bays, MD, FOMA, FTOS, FACC, FNLA, FASPC
Medical Director / President
Louisville Metabolic and Atherosclerosis Research Center
Your Body Goal
Louisville KY

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