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1 LAS VEGAS, NV REGIONAL CONFERENCE SERIES AUGUST 15 A COMPLETE EDUCATIONAL EXPERIENCE Addressing Today s Cardiometabolic Disease Epidemic 2015 FINAL ANNOUNCEMENT Christie M. Ballantyne, MD Take home PRACTICAL STRATEGIES for managing your complex patients Convenient, 1-DAY SATURDAY educational program Anne L. Peters, MD Engage in the best EVIDENCE-TO-PRACTICE presentations INTERACT with the LEADING EXPERTS in cardiometabolic health Register Early & Save This activity is jointly provided by HealthScience Media, Inc. (HSM), and Medical Education Resources, Inc. (MER). Copyright Cardiometabolic Health Congress. All rights reserved.

2 TABLE OF CONTENTS Benefits of Attending 3 Accreditation 4 Chairpersons & Faculty 5 Program Agenda 6-7 Venue & Hotel Information 7 Registration Information 7 REGISTER TODAY & SAVE! Physicians & Allied Health Professionals $49 by 8/13/15 To register visit: /regional.asp or call: TH ANNUAL Cardiometabolic Health Congress October 21-24, 2015 Boston, MA [ SPECIAL OFFER All Best of the CMHC participants will be able to credit their entire registration payment toward their registration fee to attend the 10th Annual Cardiometabolic Health Congress taking place October 21 24, 2015 in Boston, MA. [ Visit to access webcasts from CMHC symposia & online CME/CE activities 2

3 Experience the Best of the Cardiometabolic Health Congress Regional Conference Series presented by the producers of CMHC Boston, now in its 10th year! With more than 1/3 of the population having at least one cardiometabolic disorder, each Best of the CMHC Conference provides a one-of-a-kind opportunity for busy clinicians to catch up on the latest developments in cardiovascular health through an integrated curriculum. If you re seeking real-world solutions in a convenient location, the 1-day Best of the CMHC Conference offers an incredible value for the highest quality learning experience. Join us in Las Vegas! One of the best conferences available that addresses all aspects of cardiometabolic patient care. This conference has it all, from emerging research to the latest clinical guidelines to putting that knowledge into everyday practice. Very informative and clinically oriented Exactly what I need! Valuable Benefits of Attending: Convenient, 1-day Saturday format less time away from your practice Connect with colleagues who share your passion for prevention Submit your challenging cases and questions in advance for our expert faculty to address onsite Engage in the best evidence-to-practice presentations from the Annual CMHC Boston 3

4 ACCREDITATION Purpose Statement To improve patient outcomes through early identification and intervention strategies for patients with, or at risk of developing, diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Target Audience & Learning Objectives The CMHC is designed for advanced-level clinicians responsible for the prevention, diagnosis, and management of cardiometabolic risk. At the end of the congress, participants will be able to: 1. Explain the interrelationships among the various cardiometabolic risk factors, their impact on cardiovascular health, and their common comorbidities. 2. Translate evidence-based strategies for prevention, screening, and treatment of cardiometabolic risk factors and their comorbidities to their clinical practice. 3. Identify which interventions, including lifestyle changes and various drugs in combination, are most appropriate for particular patients based on their risk profiles. 4. Identify how novel and emerging therapies can be integrated into clinical practice to reduce morbidity and mortality from cardiovascular and metabolic disease. Physician Credit This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of Medical Education Resources and HealthScience Media, Inc. Medical Education Resources is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Credit Designation Medical Education Resources designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. AAFP (American Academy of Family Physicians) Credit This Live activity, The Best of Cardiometabolic Health Congress: 2015 Regional Conference Series, from 03/28/ /15/2015, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 6.5 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Nursing Credit (ANCC) Medical Education Resources is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center s Commission on Accreditation. This CE activity provides 6.5 contact hours of continuing nursing education. Medical Education Resources is a provider of continuing nursing education by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #CEP 12299, for 6.5 contact hours. Registered Dietitian Credit Medical Education Resources (Provider Number ME110) is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). Registered dietitians (RDs) and dietetic technicians, registered (DTRs) will receive 6.5 continuing professional education units (CPEUs) for completion of this program/material. Pharmacy Credit Medical Education Resources (MER) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. MER designates this continuing education activity for 6.5 contact hours (0.65 CEUs) of the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education. (Universal Program Number L01-P). Note: CME/CE credits are subject to change while content is being finalized. Attention Certified Diabetes Educators: The 2015 Cardiometabolic Health Congress (CMHC) Regional Conference Series is accredited by Medical Education Resources (MER). MER is accredited by the ACCME, ANCC, ACPE, and the CDR to provide continuing medical education. All of these accredited organizations are recognized by the AADE when applying for CDE renewal of certification or for initial certification. To view full Disclosures and Statement of Need: Educational Grant Support This activity is supported in part by educational grants from Amgen Inc., Arbor Pharmaceuticals, AstraZeneca, Genzyme, a Sanofi company, Lilly, sanofi-aventis U.S., and Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc REGIONAL CONFERENCE SERIES Atlanta, March 28 Dallas, May 2 Las Vegas, August 15 4

5 CHAIRPERSONS & FACULTY George L. Bakris, MD Professor of Medicine Director, ASH Comprehensive Hypertension Center University of Chicago Medicine Pritzker School of Medicine Chicago, IL Christie M. Ballantyne, MD Professor of Medicine Chief, Section of CV Research Chief, Section of Cardiology Dept. of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine Dir., Center for CV Disease Prevention Baylor College of Medicine Methodist DeBakey Heart Center Houston, TX Robert H. Eckel, MD Professor of Medicine Div. of Endocrinology, Metabolism & Diabetes Div. of Cardiology Professor of Physiology and Biophysics Charles A. Boettcher II Chair in Atherosclerosis Director, Discovery Translation Colorado Clinical & Translational Science Inst. Univ. of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus Director, Lipid Clinic, University Hospital Aurora, CO Jay S. Skyler, MD, MACP Prof. of Medicine, Pediatrics, & Psychology Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism Univ. of Miami Miller School of Medicine Deputy Director for Clinical & Academic Programs Diabetes Research Institute Miami, FL Seth J. Baum, MD Medical Director, Women s Preventive Cardiology Christine E. Lynn Women s Health & Wellness Institute Boca Raton Regional Hospital Voluntary Associate Professor of Medicine Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami Boca Raton, FL Harold E. Bays, MD Medical Director/President Louisville Metabolic and Atherosclerosis Research Center, Inc. Louisville, KY Samuel Klein, MD William H. Danforth Professor of Medicine and Nutritional Science Chief, Division of Geriatrics and Nutritional Sciences Director, Center for Human Nutrition Washington University School of Medicine St. Louis, MO Anne L. Peters, MD Professor, Keck School of Medicine Director, Clinical Diabetes Programs University of Southern California Los Angeles, CA Richard E. Pratley, MD Director, Florida Hospital Diabetes Institute Senior Scientist, Translational Research Institute for Metabolism and Diabetes Professor, Sanford Burnham Medical Research Institute Winter Park, FL Peter P. Toth, MD, PhD Director, Preventative Cardiology CGH Medical Center Professor Clinical Family and Community Medicine University of Illinois College of Medicine Peoria, Illinois The faculty is outstanding - always thought provoking! 5

6 PROGRAM AGENDA 7:00-7:30am Registration and Coffee 7:30-8:30am Professional Education Breakfast (non-cme) Does Early and Aggressive Treatment Matter? Avoiding Clinical Inertia Sponsored by AstraZeneca MODULE 1: THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLY: THE CHANGING LANDSCAPE OF CV RISK FACTORS 8:30-8:35am Opening Remarks Chairperson: Christie M. Ballantyne, MD 8:35-8:45am What Do Recent Trials and CVD Prevention Guidelines Tell Us? Lessons for Clinical Practice Presenter: Christie M. Ballantyne, MD 8:45-9:10am Hypertriglyceridemia and Mixed Dyslipidemia Management: Expert Recommendations and Best Practices Presenter: Harold E. Bays, MD 9:10-9:35am The Role of HDL-C in Cardiovascular Disease: Promise, Potential and Pitfalls Presenter: Peter P. Toth, MD, PhD 9:35-10:00am LDL-focused Cardioprotection: Novel Targets and Treatment Advances Presenter: Christie M. Ballantyne, MD 10:00-10:15am Morning Refreshment Break 10:15-10:40am Lifestyle, Luck, or Genetics? Practical Management of Severe Familial Hypercholesterolemia Presenter: Seth J. Baum, MD 10:40-11:05am Clinical Case Challenge & Expert Panel Discussion Moderator: Christie M. Ballantyne, MDx Discussants: Seth J. Baum, MD; Harold E. Bays, MD; Peter P. Toth, MD, PhD MODULE 2: OBESITY MANAGEMENT: NEW PERSPECTIVES AND THERAPEUTIC OPTIONS FOR A GROWING PROBLEM 11:05-11:30am The Challenges of Preventing Obesity and Maintaining Effective Weight Loss Presenter: Samuel Klein, MD 11:30-11:55am Advances in Therapeutic Interventions for Achieving Long-Term Weight Loss Presenter: Harold E. Bays, MD 11:55am - 12:20pm Clinical Case Challenge & Expert Panel Discussion Moderator: Christie M. Ballantyne, MD Discussants: Harold E. Bays, MD; Samuel Klein, MD 12:20-1:20pm Professional Education Lunch (non-cme) Strategies for Effective Weight Management Presenter: Raymond Plodkowski, MD Sponsored by Novo Nordisk, Inc. Agenda and faculty subject to change. 6

7 PROGRAM AGENDA MODULE 3: ADVANCES IN DIABETES MANAGEMENT 1:20-1:30pm Individualizing Type 2 Diabetes Management: Guidelines for Treatment Intensification Presenter: Richard E. Pratley, MD 1:30-1:55pm Proactive Approaches to Early and Intensive Treatment of T2DM: The Role of Combination Therapy Presenter: Richard E. Pratley, MD 1:55-2:20pm Optimizing Insulin Regimens in T2DM: New Options and Strategies for Effective Glucose Control Presenter: Anne L. Peters, MD 2:20-2:45pm Clinical Case Challenge, Expert Panel Discussion and Q & A Moderator: Christie M. Ballantyne, MD Discussants: Anne L. Peters, MD; Richard E. Pratley, MD 2:45-3:00pm Afternoon Refreshment Break MODULE 4: CHALLENGING CASES IN HYPERTENSION 3:00-3:20pm Managing Your Difficult-to-Treat Hypertension Patients: Current Treatment Updates Presenter: George L. Bakris, MD 3:20-3:40pm Hypertension and HF: Tailoring Therapy in Special Populations Presenter: George L. Bakris, MD 3:40-4:00pm Clinical Case Challenge & Expert Discussion Moderator: Christie M. Ballantyne, MD Discussant: George L. Bakris, MD 4:00pm Closing Remarks Chairperson: Christie M. Ballantyne, MD Agenda and faculty subject to change. HOW TO REGISTER /regional.asp Physicians & Allied Health Professionals $49 Register by 8/13 & SAVE! For further information call: EARN 6.5 CME/CE CREDITS Register online: Venue & Hotel Information The Venetian 3355 South Las Vegas Boulevard Las Vegas, NV Tel: Rate: $169/night 7

8 LAS VEGAS, NV REGIONAL CONFERENCE SERIES A COMPLETE EDUCATIONAL EXPERIENCE Addressing Today s Cardiometabolic Disease Epidemic 2015 AUGUST 15 REGISTER TODAY & SAVE! Physicians & Allied Health Professionals $49 by 8/13 Register online: /regional.asp or call: Valuable Benefits of Attending: Convenient, 1-day Saturday format less time away from your practice FINAL ANNOUNCEMENT Connect with colleagues who share your passion for prevention Cardiometabolic Health Congress c/o Tarsus Medical Group 1801 N. Military Trail, Suite 200 Boca Raton, FL Submit your challenging cases and questions in advance for our expert faculty to address onsite Engage in the best evidence-to-practice presentations from the Annual CMHC Boston This is the CME I have been looking for! I truly feel educated. EARN 6.5 CME/CE CREDITS IN ONE DAY This activity is jointly provided by HealthScience Media, Inc. (HSM), and Medical Education Resources, Inc. (MER). Copyright Cardiometabolic Health Congress. All rights reserved.