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Special Interest Group Programming

Saturday, November 14
10:30 am
12:00 pm


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About the Session

Interested in a specialized area of hepatology? Join TLMdX's SIG sessions to exchange ideas with experts on trending topics Sessions include:

Interdisciplinary Approach to Managing Metabolic Syndrome in NAFLD/NASH Patients | Hepatology Associates SIG

This comprehensive program will offer hepatology providers the latest information on diagnosing and managing NAFLD/NASH patients with new therapeutic options. During the second half of the program, expert faculty will review the assessment and treatment of metabolic syndrome, including approaches to assess cardiovascular risk, treatment guidelines for hypertension and hyperlipidemia, and a primer for type-2 diabetes management.

Learning Objectives:

  • Interpret diagnostics information for NAFLD/NASH patients.
  • Review the new therapeutic options approved and in clinical trials for treatment of NASH.
  • Review the cardiovascular risk of NAFLD/NASH to be able to treat hypertension and hyperlipidemia per current guidelines.
  • Review the basic pathophysiology, diagnostics, treatment with oral and insulin for type 2 diabetes.