ACC Middle East Conference Tackles New Approaches in Primary Prevention, Global Burden of NCDs

The ACC is again partnering with the Emirates Cardiac Society to host the ACC Middle East Conference 2019 together with the 10th Emirates Cardiac Society Congress from Oct. 3-5, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The conference aims to critically examine evidence-based strategies, as well as contemporary best practices and clinical decision-making to reach the cardiovascular community’s common goal of improving the heart health of patients.

Led by conference co-chairs Dipti Itchhaporia, MD, FACC, and Abdullah Shehab, MBChB, MMed, FACC, leading experts from around the region and world will gather to discuss, share and critique the latest in cardiovascular disease prevention and care. Speakers will cover a range of topics, including Carolyn Y. Ho, MD, FACC, medical director of the Cardiovascular Genetics Center at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, lecturing on the role of genetic testing in heritable cardiovascular diseases; K. Srinath Reddy, MD, DM, MSc, president of the Public Health Foundation of India and former president of the World Heart Federation, discussing the global burden of noncommunicable diseases; and ACC Middle East Conference co-chair Itchhaporia speaking on novel risk enhancers for heart disease in women.

New science will also be presented. Highlights include:

Visit for a full list of the abstracts. Follow @ACCinTouch on Twitter for coverage and use #ACCIntlConf to join the conversation. For more information, including the full conference agenda, click here.

Keywords: Cardiovascular Diseases, Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2, United Arab Emirates, Tooth Loss, Acute Coronary Syndrome, Obesity, Hypertension, Middle East

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