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Concomitant diabetes with atrial fibrillation and anticoagulation management considerations

ESC Council on Stroke webinar

24/11/2020 18:00 24/11/2020 19:00 Europe/Paris Concomitant diabetes with atrial fibrillation and anticoagulation management considerations

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Diabetes and the Heart
Stroke Prevention
ESC Councils

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Learning objectives

After watching the webinar, participants will be better able to understand:

  • risk and complications that concern patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) who have concomitant diabetes;
  • the increased cerebrovascular and cardiovascular complications of this cooccurrence and the evidence related to anticoagulation in terms of mortality and morbidity by translating evidence from diabetic subgroups of pivotal NOAC trials as well as other observational studies ; and
  • macrovascular and microvascular complications of diabetes, particularly kidney disease, and the clinical implications of having concomitant CKD under anticoagulation therapy.

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1. Watch the webinar on-demand on the ESCeL platform

2. Answer the "Test your knowledge" questions. Please note that pass rate is 100%

3. Upon successful completion of the test, you can print your CME certificate by clicking on "Claim your CME certificate" button  

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Potpara-Tatjana-2018.pngAssociate Professor Tatjana Potpara, FESC
Department for Intensive Care in Cardiac Arrhythmias
University of Belgrade
Belgrade, Serbia

rossing-peter-2019.jpgProfessor Peter Rossing
Clinical Research
Steno Diabetes Center Copenhagen
Gentofte, Denmark


2019-Renate-Schnabel.jpgDoctor Renate Schnabel
University Heart Center
Hamburg, Germany


Session information

This webinar is designed for general physicians and cardiologists, who care for patients with cardiovascular disease and with common comorbidities, who treat patients with anticoagulation with antiplatelet therapies depending on the patients underlying disease.

During the webinar, you will be encouraged to send your questions by chat and interact with our key opinion leaders who will provide live feedback.

Technical settings

The webinar is available on PC and tablets. The use of a smartphone is not recommended.

To answer the MCQs during the live event, you must allow pop-up windows on your device.

A high-speed Internet connection is required (minimum 2 Mbps).