SCIENTIFIC SESSIONS AND PRESENTATIONS
ISHIB2009 CONFERENCE SUMMARY
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ISHIB2009 CONFERENCE CO-CHAIRS:
Keith C. Ferdinand, MD
Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia
Keith C. Norris, MD
Charles R. Drew University Medicine & Sciences
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Public Health Policy: The Impact of City Health Departments in Shaping Policy -
Dr. Terry Mason
is Commissioner of the Chicago Department of Public Health
Healthy People 2010 Are We There Yet
Target Organ Damage and the importance of Staging: Cardiovascular Disease
Can We Afford to Insure Everyone
Blood Pressure Management and Risk Reduction in African American Patients with Metabolic Syndrome: What are the Best Approaches?
Diabetes: New Age is it Beneficial or Harmful
Glycemic Targets in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes: A New Era?
Understanding Genomics: Basics and Beyond
Oxidative Stress, Endothelial Function and Beta Blockade in Hypertensive Disease: A Fresh Look at African American Patients
Chronic Kidney Disease: Early Diagnosis and the Holding the Progression
Treatment of Anemia and Metabolic Derrangements and Chronic Kidney Disease What is Appropriate and What is Not
Imaging Subclinical and Identifying Patients at High Risk for Cardiovascular Disease
3 symposia, 3 plenary sessions, 6 workshops, Review lectures- Hypertension Academy & Lifestyle Modification Workshop, and 27 abstract presentations
Diagnosis and effectively treat hypertension in the presence of co-existing cardiovascular, renal and metabolic risk factors.
Describe the emerging plans President Barack Obama's Administration for Health Reform and how it can eliminate disparities by integrating basic science, clinical practice & community initiatives.
Recognize the association of high blood pressure, metabolic syndrome, kidney disease as key risk factors for cardiovascular events and premature mortality.
Describe our progress in achieving Healthy People 2010 goals for hypertension, metabolic diseases and diabetes, kidney and cardiovascular diseases.
Describe the staging for target organ damage in patients with cardio-metabolic diseases.
Recognize the strengths and limitations of the President Obama Administration's plan for Health Reform for universal health coverage.
Understand the importance of lifestyle modification and self/community empowerment for improving cardio-metabolic outcomes.
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