Women and Heart Disease – Closing the Gender Gap

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WOMEN AND HEART DISEASE – CLOSING THE GENDER GAP
Saturday, January 26, 2013

Hyatt Regency Riverfront Hotel | Jacksonville, Florida

7:30 – 8:00 am		Registration/Continental Breakfast
7:50 – 8:00 am Welcome and Overview – Alan Miller, MD
8:00 – 8:30 am Current State of Cardiovascular Health in Women - Potpourri of Maladies
Gladys P. Velarde, MD

8:30 – 9:30 am CHF: Therapies & Devices (Impact on Women) Lynne Warner Stevenson, MD | Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA
9:30 – 10:30 am Gender Implications of Antiplatelet Therapy Dominick Angiolillo, MD
10:30 – 10:45 am Break/Exhibits
11:00 – 12:00 pm Integrative Approaches to Cardiac Care in Women Erminia Guarneri, MD Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine, La Jolla, CA
12:00 – 1:00 pm Diabetets and Heart Disease: Are Women Different?
Michael E. Farkouh, MD, MSc Director, FREEDOM Trial Office, Mount Sinai Heart, NYC

1:00 – 1:30 pm Lunch and Exhibits
1:30 – 2:00 pm Panel Discussion/Question & Answer Session

DIRECTOR: Gladys R. Velarde, MD – Associate Professor & Medical Director, Cardiovascular Women’s Heart Program
WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Cardiologists, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine physicians and allied health professionals.

COURSE OBJECTIVES: Upon completion, participants should be able to:
• Recognize gender differences in cardiovascular disease manifestation, prevalence and outcomes.
• Describe gender differences in heart failure presentation and treatment implications.
• Recognize the importance of an integrative approach to women’s cardiovascular care.
• Describe gender implications of antiplatelet therapy in women with cardiovascular disease.
• Discuss the impact of diabetes in cardiovascular health in women and key treatment issues.

Questions? Contact Kai Woods, UF CME Office at 904 244-3158; kai.woods@jax.ufl.edu

ACCREDITATION:
The University of Florida College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council of Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

CREDIT:
The University of Florida College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only those credits commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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