The Congress gets underway. Day 1’s CME sessions cover diet & nutrition, the role of TG-rich lipoproteins and lipid-lowering management approaches.


13:00-14:30 CET
Prevention strategies for CV health
Chairs: Zeljko Reiner, Croatia & Alexandros Tselepis, Greece

  • Precision nutrition and CVD management, Jogchum Plat, Maastricht, The Netherlands
  • Behaviour change in CVD prevention, Heike Englert, Münster, Germany
  • Can technology improve adherence to lifestyle? Gil Blander, Boston, USA
  • Panel discussion, with live Q&A

15:30-17:00 CET
The role of TG-rich lipoproteins in atherosclerosis
Chairs: Jan Boren, Sweden & Philippe Moulin, France

  • TG-rich lipoproteins as a risk factor, Ruth Frikke-Schmidt, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • The value of omega 3: from biology to clinical practice, Alberto Zambon, Italy
  • Position of omega 3 in Guidelines (as second choice after statins), Christie Ballantyne, Houston, USA
  • Case: Diabetic patient with MI – how to manage? Dirk Mueller, Köln, Germany
  • Panel discussion, with live Q&A

17:00-18:30 CET
Novel approaches to lipid lowering management
Chairs: Alberico L. Catapano, Italy & Marja-Riitta Taskinen, Finland

  • What is the landscape on lipid management today? Lale Tokgözoglu, Ankara, Turkey
  • When do we need add on therapies to statin? Ulrich Laufs, Leipzig, Germany
  • What do we know so far about bempedoic acid? Kausik Ray, London, UK
  • Panel discussion, with live Q&A


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