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Diabetes Digital Dialogues 2018

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CHAIRMAN

Sethu Reddy

Sethu Reddy

Professor and Chair of Medicine, Central Michigan University College of Medicine, Mount Pleasant, Michigan, USA

Dr. Sethu Reddy is Senior Consultant and past-Chief of Adult Diabetes at JoslinDiabetes Center, Harvard, in Boston. He was previously Chairman of Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism at Cleveland Clinic, currently ranked 2nd in the US by US News & World. He completed his undergraduate education at Memorial University of Newfoundlandand postgraduate training in Endocrinology & Metabolism at University of Toronto and in Molecular & Cellular Physiology at Joslin Diabetes Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston in 1988. Dr. Reddy has been actively involved in numerous clinically relevant projects with AACE since 1996 and is currently on the Board of Trustees for the American College of Endocrinology. In 2007, he received the distinction of Mastership in the American College of Endocrinology.

George Bakris

George Bakris

Professor of Medicine, Director, ASH Comprehensive Hypertension Center, University of Chicago Hospitals

Dr. Bakris received his medical degree from the Rosalind Franklin School of Medicine and completed residency in Internal Medicine at the Mayo Graduate School of Medicine where he also completed a research fellowship in Physiology and Biophysics. He then completed fellowships in Nephrology and Clinical Pharmacology at the University of Chicago. From 1988 to 1991, he served as Director of Renal Research at the Ochsner Clinic and had faculty appointments in the Departments of Medicine and Physiology at Tulane University School of Medicine. He later was Professor and Vice Chairman of Preventive Medicine and Director of the Rush University Hypertension Center in Chicago from 1993 until 2006. Currently, he is a Professor of Medicine and Director of the ASH Comprehensive Hypertension Center in the Department of Medicine at the University of Chicago Medicine. Dr. Bakris has published over 700 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters in the areas of diabetic kidney disease, hypertension and progression of nephropathy. He is the Editor or Co-Editor of 20 books, in the areas of Kidney Disease Progression and Diabetes as well as the new edition of Hypertension: A Companion to Braunwald’s The Heart. Additionally, he is an Associate Editor of the International Textbook of Cardiology. He was a member of the NIH National High Blood Pressure Education Program Working Group on Hypertension and Renal Disease (1994). He also serves as a special government expert to the Cardio-renal Advisory Board of the FDA and to CMS. He was a co-principal investigator on the NIH Clinical Research training grant for clinical research (K30) (1999-2004). He chaired the first National Kidney Foundation Consensus report on blood pressure and impact on renal disease progression (2000). He has also served on many national guideline committees including: The Joint National Committee Writing Groups VI & 7 (1997, 2003), the JNC 7 executive committee (2003), the American Diabetes Association Clinical Practice Guideline Committee (2002-2004), the National Kidney Foundation (K-DOQI) Blood Pressure Guideline committee (2002-2004 & 2013) and (K-DOQI) Diabetes Guideline committee (2003-2005 & 2014). Dr. Bakris is the past-president of the American College of Clinical Pharmacology (2000-2002) and the American Society of Hypertension (ASH). He is the current Editor-in-Chief, Am J Nephrology, Editor-in-Chief- Up-to-Date, Nephrology section, Hypertension Section Editor Up-to-Date and Assoc. Ed of Diabetes Care. He serves on more than 18 editorial boards including Nephrology, Dialysis & Transplant, Hypertension, J Hypertension and J American Soc. Hypertension. 

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10 April 2018, 07:00 (EDT), New Jersey (US)

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10 April 2018, 12:00 (EDT), for 24 hours 

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Agenda

Agenda


5 minutes

Welcome and Opening Remarks 

Sethu Reddy


25 minutes

Importance of Treating Type 2 Diabetes Patients with Mild Renal Impairment and role of DPP-4 inhibitors

George Bakris


25 minutes

Q&A

Sethu Reddy, George Bakris


5 minutes

Final Comments and Summary

Sethu Reddy