hATTR Amyloidosis CME

Overview of hATTR Amyloidosis: New CME

Join our experts for a one-hour CME presentation as they appraise clinical safety and efficacy data for new and emerging therapeutic agents for the treatment of hATTR amyloidosis.    hATTR amyloidosis is a genetic disorder that is characterized by the deposition of amyloid (abnormal proteins) in multiple organs. It often affects the nerves, liver, heart […]

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Heart Failure CME

Expert-led Roundtable on Heart Failure: Part 2 Airs Live on February 9

On February 9, 2018 at 10:00 am EST, join CardioCareLive for a roundtable discussion on the new guidelines for the treatment of heart failure. In this second part of our series on Implementing Guideline-Directed Medical Therapy for Patients with Heart Failure, the panelists will discuss multidisciplinary approaches to implementing the guidelines – specifically, the challenges […]

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Heart Failure Rates

Congestive Heart Failure 2016

Our understanding of congestive heart failure has been rapidly evolving over the past decade.  Heart failure is a leading cause of mortality globally and in the US. It is the final end-point of various cardiac diseases.  When the cardiac muscles fail, hypertrophy of the cardiac muscle cells is commonly observed. This hypertrophy of cardiomyoctes is […]

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Heart

PCSK9 Inhibitors and Their Role in Lipid Management

The discovery of the relationship between lipids and cardiovascular disease was first made in the 1960s. Following this, an urgent need was filled by the founding of lipid lowering medications, with statins being the gold standard of therapy. However, the consequences of lipid disorders and cardiovascular disease remain prevalent despite this knowledge. Patients with familial […]

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Clinical Spotlight on Novel Treatments for Heart Failure

Editor’s note: This article on new treatment options for heart failure also applies to HCPs caring for patients living with diabetes. Our sister site, CardioCareLive.com, hosted this online CME session.  In the United States there are about 5.7 million people diagnosed with heart failure (HF), most of them female. With 870,000 new HF patients diagnosed annually, the 2012 […]

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