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AACVPR Upcoming Webcasts

Date

Title & Presenter

Educational Track

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3/29/2011

AACVPR Guidelines for Pulmonary Rehabilitation Programs (4th Edition)
Presented by: Dr. Rebecca Crouch and Dr. Gerene Bauldoff

Pulmonary Rehabilitation & Pulmonary Medicine

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4/7/11

Triggers of Acute Cardiac Events
Presented by: Dr. Barry Franklin and Dr. Carl Lavie, Jr.

Cardiac Rehabilitation & Clinical Cardiology

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5/26/11

New Approaches to the Patient with Restrictive or Hypertensive Lung Disease
Presented by: Dr. Edwin Neil Schachter and Angela Binns-Lindsey

Pulmonary Rehabilitation & Pulmonary Medicine

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April/June 2011

Anti-Platelet Therapy
Presented by: Dr. Jeffrey Berger

Cardiac Rehabilitation & Clinical Cardiology

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August 2011

Fats and Cholesterol: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly!
Presented by: Dr. Michael Shapiro

Nutrition & Behavior Change

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November 2011

Cardiac Rehabilitation Research: 2011 Year in Review
Presented by: Dr. Murray Low

Cardiac Rehabilitation & Clinical Cardiology

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December 2011

Pulmonary Rehabilitation Research: 2011 Year in Review
Presented by: Dr. Brian Carlin

Pulmonary Rehabilitation & Pulmonary Medicine

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Summaries

CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE
METABOLIC SYNDOME AND DIABETES

Summary of Webcast from AACVPR 8/17/11

Speaker: Dr. Carl Lavie, MD

  • Program reviewed progression of pre-diabetes to diabetes.
  • Prevalence increases with metabolic syndrome.
  • Progression decreases with Metformin and intensive lifestyle changes in the presence of metabolic syndrome.
  • Progression increases with the thiazide diuretics and beta blockers.
  • Program reviewed insulin resistance in metabolic syndrome.
  • Program reviewed NCEP ATP III Criteria for metabolic syndrome. Need three or more risk factors present.
Men Women
Waist Circumference >40 in >35 in
Triglycerides >150 >150
HDL <40 <50
BP >130/85 >130/85
FBS >100 >100

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