Module XVI D/E:
Advanced Cardiology
Sept. 28-30, 2018 - Nashville, TN

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This advanced module will concentrate on cardiovascular disease, with a specific focus on the most recent clinical literature surrounding cardiovascular medicine breakthroughs. Expert faculty members will conduct didactic, instructional sessions, coupled with case presentations and patient studies. The entire curriculum for this module has been revised and updated, with both new topics and speakers. Sessions will be presented by lecturers in the following format:

  1. Cardiovascular Updates and Breakthrough Clinical Trials
  2. Clinical Didactic Presentation
  3. Clinical Case Presentations
  4. Understand how to read and interpret a published clinical trial or meta-analysis


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Learning Objectives

  • Discuss the Microbiome and Cardiovascular Disease (CVD)
  • Discuss Insulin Resistance, Metabolic Syndrome, Diabetes Mellitus, and CVD
  • Explain the Role of Heavy Metals and Toxins in CVD
  • Discuss Chelation Therapy for Heavy Metals and CVD
  • Discuss the Retina and Eye in CVD
  • Discuss CV Risk Factors, CV Risk Analysis and Risk Scoring Systems
  • Review CV Drug-Nutrient Interactions
  • Explain the Role of Co Q 10 in CVD, Hypertension, Dyslipidemia, Coronary Heart Disease and Congestive Heart Failure
  • Explain the Roles of Niacin and Omega 3 FA in Cardiovascular Disease.
  • Discuss Drug Treatments for Hypertension
  • Explain the Role of Saturated Fatty Acids in CVD
  • Discuss the Controversies in Nutrition and Various Diets in CVD.

Event Schedule

Friday, September 28, 2018

7:45 am

The GI Tract, Microbiome and Cardiovascular Disease

Jill Carnahan MD, ABFM, ABIHM

9:45 am


10:15 am

Diabetes Mellitus, Insulin Resistance and Cardiovascular Disease

Filomena Trindade MD, MPH

12:15 pm

Lunch – Sponsored by Precision Analytical (non-CME)

1:30 pm

The Role of Heavy Metals in Hypertension, Dyslipidemia and Coronary Heart Disease, MI and Cardiovascular Disease

Mark Houston MD, MS, MSc

3:30 pm


4:00 pm

The Role of Chelation Therapy in Cardiovascular Disease, Diabetes Mellitus and Heavy Metal Detoxification & A Review of the TACT Trials

Jeanne Drisko MD

6:00 pm

Close of Session

Saturday, September 29, 2018

7:30 am

Opthalmology and the Retina in Hypertension, Dyslipidemia, Cardiovascular Disease & Cerebrovascular Disease

Shalesh Kaushal MD, PhD

9:30 am


10:00 am

Diagnosis, Prevention and Treatment of Cerebrovascular Disease, Vascular Dementia, Carotid Artery Disease and Stroke

Fred Callahan MD

12:00 pm

Lunch – Sponsored by Bio-Botanical Research (non-CME)

1:30 pm

Cardiovascular Risk Stratification with CV Scoring Systems, Lab testing and Non Invasive CV Testing

Mark Houston MD, MS, MSc

3:30 pm


4:00 pm

Diets in Relation to Cardiovascular Disease: Ketogenic Diet, Paleolithic Diet, Fasting Mimicking Diet, Low Carbohydrate Diet and Other

James LaValle RPh, CCN

6:00 pm

Close of Session

Sunday, September 30, 2018

7:00 am

The Role of CoEnzyme Q-10 in Cardiovascular Disease, Hypertension, Dyslipidemia and Congestive Heart Failure

Mark Houston MD, MS, MSc

8:00 am

Niacin and its Role in Dyslipidemia and Coronary Heart Disease

Mark Houston MD, MS, MSc

9:00 am


9:30 am

Anti-Hypertensive Drug Therapy in Hypertension and Prevention of Cardiovascular Target Organ Damage and New AHA and ACC Guideline.

Mark Houston MD, MS, MSc

11:30 am


12:30 pm

Omega 3 Fatty Acids and their Role in Hypertension, Dyslipidemia, Coronary Heart Disease, MI and Cardiovascular Disease

Mark Houston MD, MS, MSc

1:30 pm

The Role of Saturated Fatty Acids in Coronary Heart Disease and Myocardial Infarction

Mark Houston MD, MS, MSc

2:30 pm


3:00 pm

Environmental Exposures and Autonomic Dysfunction

Andrew Heyman MD

5:00 pm

Close of Session

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