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EAPC Hands-On Course on Diabetes and CVD

05/02/2021 10:30 06/02/2021 12:00 Europe/Paris EAPC Hands-On Course on Diabetes and CVD

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

COVID-19 (coronavirus)

Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic and the restrictions resulting from it, the EAPC Hands-On Course on Diabetes and CVD scheduled for 5-6 February has been reformatted and will take place as a digital experience only.

More information on the programme and registration of this free-for-all course will be announced soon.


The EAPC Hands-On Course on Diabetes and CVD is a case-based course focusing on the ESC Guidelines on Diabetes, Pre-Diabetes and Cardiovascular Diseases. Please note that the number of places is limited.

 Course Directors

Prof. Lars Rydén, FESC

Assoc. Prof. Linda Mellbin, FESC


Name Country Specialty
Lars Rydén (course director)  Sweden  Cardiology
Giulia Ferrannini (course secretary)  Italy/Sweden Internal Medicine
Francesco Cosentino Sweden  Cardiology
Victoria Delgado  Netherlands  Cardiology
Per Henrik Groop  Finland  Nephrology
Linda Mellbin  Sweden  Cardiology
Jaakko Tuomilehto  Finland  Epidemiology
Carl-Magnus Wahlgren  Sweden  Peripheral vascular diseases 

Learning Objectives

This course encompasses a mix of interactive lectures, case presentations and discussions. Upon completion of this course programme, participants will be better 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 a patients with diabetes

Scientific Programme 

The full programme will be announced soon.


Free access for all. More information will be announced soon.