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Cardiovascular Disease in South Asians Conference
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Program Access and Details:

Program Length:
90 minutes

Resources:
DOWNLOADABLE SLIDES. View the Program Materials tab for more information.

Credits:
This program is not accredited. Physicians may earn self-learning credits through active steps. View more information under the Credit Eligibility tab.

Target Audience:
Family physicians, specialists, allied health professionals, pharmacists

Cardiovascular Disease in South Asians Conference

View Session 1

View Session 2

Program Access and Details:

Program Length:
90 minutes

Resources:
DOWNLOADABLE SLIDES. View the Program Materials tab for more information.

Credits:
This program is not accredited. Physicians may earn self-learning credits through active steps. View more information under the Credit Eligibility tab.

Target Audience:
Family physicians, specialists, allied health professionals, pharmacists

Cardiovascular Disease in South Asians Conference

Session 1:

  • Identify cardiovascular risk factors and disease prevalence in Canadian South Asians.
  • Explore culturally appropriate lifestyle modifications through diet and physical activity, as well as medical and surgical strategies for obesity management, to reduce cardiovascular risk.

Session 2:

  • Apply a guideline-centric approach to cardiovascular risk management for primary and secondary prevention South Asian patients.
  • Examine ethnic appropriate strategies for managing lipids, diabetes, CKD, antithrombotic therapy, and heart failure in the South Asian population.
  • Summarize the cardiac and neurological complications of COVID in Ontario South Asians.

This program is NOT accredited.

Mainpro+ participants may earn certified credits by completing a Linking Learning Exercise.

Specialist participants may claim Section 2 credits (up to 2 credits per hour) following completion of a personal learning project (PLP) under Section 2: Self-Learning Activities within the MAINPORT ePortfolio.

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David C. W. Lau
MD, PhD, FRCPC

Calgary, AB 

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Harpreet Bajaj
MD, MPH, ECNU, FACE

Brampton, ON

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Nadia Khan
MD, FRCPC

Vancouver, BC

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Russell De Souza
ScD, RD

Hamilton, ON

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Scott Lear
BSc, PhD

Burnaby, BC

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Joseph Y. Chu
MD, FRCPC, FACP, FAHA, FAAN

Toronto, ON

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Milan Gupta
MD, FRCPC, FCCS, CPC(HC)

Brampton, ON

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Narendra Singh
MD, FRCPC, FCCS, FACC, FAHA

Atlanta, GA

Program Chapter
Presenter
SESSION ONE
Opening Comments
Milan Gupta
CV risk factors and disease prevalence amongst South Asians in Canada
Nadia Khan
How to successfully modify diet in South Asians
Russell De Souza
How to successfully modify physical activity in South Asians
Scott Lear
The role of drugs and bariatric surgery for obesity
David C. W. Lau
Discussion
All
SESSION TWO
Opening Comments
Nadia Khan
Applying the new lipid guidelines to South Asians
Milan Gupta
Managing diabetes and CKD in South Asians
Harpreet Bajaj
Antithrombotic and heart failure therapy
Narendra Singh
COVID-19 among Ontario South Asians: cardiac and neurological complications
Joseph Y. Chu
Discussion
All

Program slides:

This program was developed by the Canadian Collaborative Research Network, a not-for-profit physician organization.  A PDF copy of the slides from this program are available for CCRN members from the CCRN website. Click the link below to be directed to the Resource Library.

Visit www.ccrnmd.com/resources to download the materials.

This program has been developed by the Canadian Collaborative Research Network, a not-for-profit physician organization, and was supported through an educational grant received from: