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Cardiometabolic Health and Diabetes Summit 2017

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On December 5, 2017, the American Heart Association hosted the Cardiometabolic Health and Diabetes Summit. 
The summit brought together stakeholders across the continuum of care, including healthcare professionals, organizations, health systems and patients to develop a strategic plan for the next 3-5 years by discussing gaps and potential solutions in cardiometabolic disorder and diabetes management. 

More than 90 individuals participated in the Summit including representatives from 15 agencies and organizations.
The Summit was sponsored by AstraZeneca, Boehringer Ingelheim/Lilly, and the Pfizer-Merck Alliance and supported by an educational grant from Novo Nordisk, Inc., with representatives from each company in attendance as well.

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Welcome & Why Addressing Cardiometabolic Health & Diabetes Care is Important to the AHA
Speaker: Nancy Brown
Epidemiology and Interdependencies of Diabetes, Prediabetes, and Metabolic Diseases on Cardiovascular Health
Speaker: Eduardo Sanchez, MD, MPH, FAAFP
Cardiometabolic Disorder and Diabetes Management in the U.S. Plenary Presentations
Moderator: Eduardo Sanchez, MD, MPH, FAAFP
Panelists: Bryce Smith, PhD; Samuel Arce, MD, FAAFP
Understanding the Role of the Healthcare System and Quality Improvement in Supporting People with Cardiometabolic Disorders
Moderator: Robert Eckel, MD, FAHA
Panelists: Gregory Schwartz, MD, PhD, FAHA; Robert Eckel, MD, FAHA; Jim Dudl, MD
Prevention Through Increasing Patient Awareness Around Cardiometabolic Risk and Empowering Individuals to be Engaged in Their Care
Moderator: Anne Sumner, MD, FAHA
Panelists: Kimberly Ketter, MSN, AGNP-C, CDE; Goutham Rao, MD, FAHA; Doris Browne, MD, MPH; Shannon Christen, RD, CDE
Activating Communities and Leveraging Technology to Advance the Complex Health Needs of People Living with Cardiometabolic and Cardiovascular Diseases
Moderator: Tracy Wang, MD, FAHA
Panelists: Cindy Lamendola, NP, MSN, FAHA; Kate Kirley, MD, MS; Patrick Wayte

Photos From Our Diabetes Summit

Photos From Our Diabetes Summit