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Clinical Update 2018 Presentations


The following presentations were provided with the permission of the speakers. The information is intended for the use of healthcare professional delegates attending the conference.

Keynote Address 

Patient engagement in healthcare and decision-making (Dr. Jennifer Price, RN, PhD)

Plenary 1 – 

New evidence in heart disease - Reducing residual risk

Lipid optimization: Making the most of available therapies (Ruth McPherson, MD, PhD, FRCPC, FACP, FRCS)

Targeting thrombosis to reduce residual risk in patients with stable atherosclerotic vascular disease (John W. Eikelboom, MBBS, MSc FRCPC)

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Plenary 2 – 

New evidence in stroke - Changing paradigms in care

Acute stroke treatment (Michael D. Hill, MD, MSc FRCPC)

Harnessing the benefits of the explosion in stroke rehabilitation research (Mark Bayley, MD, FRCPC)

Plenary 3 – 

New evidence in diabetes

A menu of glucose lowering agents & their CV effects (Hertzel C. Gerstein, M.D., MSc, FRCPC)

Diabetes and heart failure (David Fitchett, MD, FRCP(C), FESC)

Vascular complications (Kim Connelly, MBBS, PhD, FRACP)

Concurrent Session 1 –

A case-based approach to ECGs (Damian Redfearn, MB, ChB, MRCPI, FRCPC & Lorne Gula, MD, FRCPC)

Addressing challenges in heart failure management (Maureen Leyser, RNEC, BScN, MN-NP & Stuart J. Smith, MD, FRCPC)

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  • Video  (Coming Soon)

Care of the stroke patient after discharge from hospital (Grant Stotts, MD, FRCPC)

Concurrent Session 2 –
Concurrent Session 3 –

Cannabis:  The impact on vascular health viewed through a public health lens (Chris Simpson, MD, FRCPC, FACC, FHRS, FCCS, FCAHS)

Hypertension, what is new in 2018? (Ally P.H. Prebtani, BScPhm, MD, ABIM, FRCPC)

Lipids: looking forward to 2019 (Robert Hegele, MD, FRCPC, FACP, FAHA, FCAHS, FCCS) 

Closing Lunch & Learn: Cut the crap – dietary patterns and patient motivation practice pearls –

From nutrients to foods: Nutrition & dietary patterns (Kathleen Turner, RD, BASc)