The 1st International Congress on “Abdominal Obesity: Bridging the Gap between Cardiology and Diabetology” intends to raise awareness on abdominal obesity as a new modifiable risk factor, which, along with traditional risk factors, plays a central role in this new concept of global cardiometabolic risk. The conference will serve as an ideal platform, gathering together a faculty of world-renowned experts in clinical and basic science research. Abdominal Obesity Congress 2010, organized by the International Chair on Cardiometabolic Risk (ICCR), will take a multidisciplinary approach to the assessment and management of abdominal obesity as a key risk factor for the development of diabetes and cardiovascular disease. The 1st International Congress on Abdominal Obesity 2010 will focus on a number of major topics, such as: Assessment of abdominal obesity, metabolic syndrome and related cardiometabolic risk, Pathophysiology of abdominal obesity and related cardiometabolic risk, Drivers of CVD risk in abdominal obesity and type 2 diabetes, Management of abdominal obesity and global cardiometabolic risk: Physical activity/exercise, etc.
The targeted visitors at the 1st International Congress on Abdominal Obesity 2010 are:
- Healthcare Professionals