Physicians' Academy for Cardiovascular Education

The real residual risk in patients with CVD & diabetes: The promise of epigenetics

10' education - Aug. 25, 2018 - ESC 2018 - Munich, Germany - Prof. Erik Stroes, MD - Amsterdam University Medical Centers, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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

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  • Increased lifetime risk for CHD in diabetic patients 00:20
  • Can intensive glucose control address residual vascular risk in diabetic patients? 01:40
  • Effect of LDL-c lowering on CV risk reduction in patients with T2DM 02:15
  • Role of inflammation in T2DM 05:32
  • Effect of anti-inflammatory interventions in CV patients with diabetes 08:17

Educational information

This lecture was part of a CME accredited symposium: "LDL-c: Done Deal, Next Epigenetics?" during ESC 2018 in Munich, Germany.


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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