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Diabetes for Cardiologists – State of the Art 2021

03/02/2021 18:00 04/02/2021 20:15 Europe/Paris Diabetes for Cardiologists – State of the Art 2021

The EAPC hands-on course on diabetes and CVD is a case-based course focusing on the ESC Guidelines on diabetes, prediabetes and cardiovascular disease. Please note that the number of places is limited.

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European Association of Preventive Cardiology DD/MM/YYYY
Diabetes and the Heart
Coronary Artery Disease (Chronic)
Risk Factors and Prevention


The "Diabetes for Cardiologists – State of the Art 2021" course is a case-based course focusing on the ESC Guidelines on Diabetes, Pre-Diabetes and Cardiovascular Diseases. 

 Course Directors

Prof. Lars Ryden, FESC

Assoc. Prof. Linda Mellbin, FESC

Learning Objectives

After completing the course, the participants will be able to:

  • Understand the biologic mechanism of diabetes mellitus
  • Understand the major increase in prevalence of diabetes mellitus and its pre-stages
  • Understand the role of nature and nurture in etiology, prevention and treatment
  • Adequately estimate CVD risk and detect risk factors
  • Understand and implement multifactorial management and treatment targets
  • Be aware of current therapeutic options and new medication classes in diabetes (especially glucose lowering drugs): their benefits, limitations and how to use them
  • Set up a diabetes - cardiology clinic/team: organisation of care, the role for various medical disciplines and patient engagement
  • Manage CAD, heart failure, arrhythmias, and PAD in patients with diabetes

Faculty (invited)

Name Country Specialty
Lars Ryden (course director) Sweden  Cardiology
Giulia Ferrannini (course secretary)  Italy/Sweden  Internal Medicine
Francesco Cosentino  Sweden  Cardiology
Victoria Delgado The Netherlands Cardiology
Per Henrik Groop  Finland  Nephrology
Linda Mellbin  Sweden  Cardiology
Jaakko Tuomilehto  Finland  Epidemiology
Carl-Magnus Wahlgren  Sweden  Peripheral vascular disease
Matthias Lidin  Sweden  Cardiology
Sergiu Catrina  Sweden  Endocrinology / Diabetology

Scientific Programme 

Wednesday 3 February 2021

  • 18:00-19:00 Session 1 Diabetes – epidemiological and risk assessment aspects?
  • 19:10-20:10 Session 2 Prevention of cardiovascular complications

Thursday 4 February 2021

  • 18:00-19:00 Session 3 Diabetes and comorbidities
  • 19:10-20:10 Session 4 Present-day management

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Free access for all. 

Register now

The deadline for registration is 27 January 23:59 CET.

Diabetes and CVD Programme

A full programme to support you with:

  • Online resources
  • Education
  • Scientific documents

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