The conference for medical, scientific, healthcare, student and patient attendees with an interest in lipids, atherosclerosis, cholesterol conditions, cardiovascular disease and nutrition.
- 2 day conference (Thursday – Friday)
- Allied Health Professional & Primary Care Study Day (Wednesday - AM)
- Hyperlipidaemia Education Study Day (Wednesday - PM)
- An attendance of between 200-250 participants covering primary and secondary care, patients and industry.
- Informative plenary sessions given by eminent national and international speakers.
- Interactive sessions on clinical cases and patient and public issues.
- Sessions suited to healthcare professionals in both primary and secondary care and clinicians and scientists alike.
- Welcome reception with opening guest speaker – a great opportunity to begin networking.
- Annual dinner and entertainment.
Presentation topics include:
- Cardiovascular risk factors – A Global Perspective
- Cardiovascular risk assessment – the tools compared
- Lipid modification guidelines
- The South Asian phenotype: Increased suscepibility to type 2 diabetes and coronary heart disease
- Prevalence of dyslipidaemia in Indian adolescents
- Emerging ethic differences in cardiovascular risk - evidence from studies in children
- Glyceamia - a metabolic masterclass
- Blood pressure
- A patients perspective
- Molecular genetics of familial hypercholesterolaemia : What have we learned and where are we going?
- Saturated fat – the devil or the misunderstood nutrient?
- Cardio-metabolic risk – where are we now?
- Identifying patients with FH in primary care
- FH in Wales
- BHF funded FH project - an update
- Does dietary carbohydrate affect heart health?
- Alcohol – pros and cons for cardiovascular health
- Lipid guidelines – latest update
- Dealing with high risk patients
- Implementing NHS health checks
- Point of care or laboratory cholesterol testing
- Managing the issue of statin intolerance – a primary care perspective
- Closing interactive debate: a courtroom drama: Medicalisation of healthy people in a courtroom setting
Ms Sonya Brennan : London, UK
Professor Jean-Pierre Després : Quebec, CANADA
Dr Dev Datta : Wales, UK
Dr Michael Feher : London, UK
Ms Frances Fuller : Lewisham, UK
Mr Robert Gingell : Wales, UK
Professor Huon Gray : London, UK
Dr Peter Green : Chatham Maritime, UK
Professor Bruce Griffin : Surrey, UK
Dr Arun Gupta : Orpington, UK
Professor Steve Humphries : London, UK (2015 Myant lecturer)
Dr Terry McCormack : Whitby, UK
Dr V Mohan : Madras, INDIA
Dr Devi Nair : London, UK
Ms Michaela Nuttall : London, UK
Dr Raman Puri : Delhi, INDIA
Dr Alan Rees : Cardiff, Wales, UK
Professor Naveed Sattar : Glasgow, UK
Professor Peter Whincup : London, UK
Ms Jo Whitmore : London, UK
Dr Tony Wierzbicki : London, UK
Professor David Wood : London, UK