Physicians' Academy for Cardiovascular Education

Cardiovascular disease in diabetes and CKD & residual risk: The promise of epigenetics

10' education - May 25, 2018 - ERA-EDTA - Copenhagen, Denmark - Prof. Erik Stroes - Amsterdam University Medical Centers, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Professor Erik Stroes gives an overview of evidence that inflammation plays a role in CKD and diabetes and considers options to target the hyperactive inflammatory state to lower residual CV risk.

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  • Is there an end to LDL-c lowering mediated risk reduction? 00:51
  • Relevance of inflammation in chronic kidney disease 06:08
  • Relevance of inflammation in diabetes mellitus type II 08:14
  • Inflammation as therapeutic target: the CANTOS trial 09:34
  • The role of epigenetics in developing anti-inflammatory interventions 11:32

Educational information

This lecture was part of a CME accredited symposium: Epigenetics in CKD & CVD: A potential breakthrough therapy? held at ERA-EDTA in Copenhagen, Denmark.


Prof. Erik Stroes, MD - Professor of Vascular Medicine, Amsterdam University Medical Centers, Amsterdam, The Netherlands


This recording was developed under auspices of PACE-CME. Views expressed in the recording are those of the presenter and do not necessarily reflect the views of PACE-CME.


Funding for this educational program was provided by an unrestricted educational grant from Resverlogix.

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