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Diabetes for Cardiologists – State of the Art 2022

09/02/2022 18:00 10/02/2022 20:15 Europe/Paris Diabetes for Cardiologists – State of the Art 2022

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 2022" course is an online, 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 biological mechanism of diabetes mellitus
  • Understand the major increase in the 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, 9 February

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

Thursday, 10 February

  • 18:00-19:00 - Session 3: Prevention of cardiovascular complications 2
  • 19:10-20:10 - Session 4: Present-day management

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Register online

Registration is free for all.
Deadline to register is 2 February at 23:59 CET.

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Diabetes and CVD Programme

A full programme to support you with:

  • Online resources
  • Education
  • Scientific documents

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