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How do you translate the diabetes mellitus type 2 and hypertension guidelines into real practice? Register your interest in this EACCME® accredited independently-led webinar.

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Live Webinar Agenda

Cardiovascular Metabolism Webinar Agenda
Type 2 Diabetes & Hypertension: Guidelines, practicalities and pitfalls to avoid
Thursday, 28th January 2021, 10:00-11:00 CET
Chair: Dr Kevin Fernando
Welcome and introductions Dr Kevin Fernando (UK)
Type 2 diabetes & hypertension: Guidelines versus individualised care Dr Kevin Fernando (UK)
Diabetes: How has the evidence impacted guidelines in management of T2DM Professor Melanie Davies (UK)
Hypertension: Should we go beyond the guidelines? Professor Luis Ruilope (Spain)
Panel discussion and Q&A All
Closing statements Dr Kevin Fernando (UK)

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This concise and timely EACCME® accredited webinar brings you the unique opportunity to gain practical advice from a GP perspective, alongside expert insights, to help you translate diabetes mellitus type 2 and hypertension guideline updates into real practice.

An unmissable opportunity to gain practical advice from a GP and expert perspective

Our GP Dr Kevin Fernando, together with our experts Professor Melanie Davies and Professor Luis Ruilope will discuss the clinical unmet needs in diabetes mellitus type 2 and hypertension, the diagnosis and implications of co-morbid diabetes mellitus type 2 and hypertension, practical advice on treatment, pitfalls to avoid, and the importance of a patient-centred yet evidence-informed approach.

Our experts will also come together for a live panel discussion, where they will discuss a realistic patient case study and answer questions on clinical inertia, medications, identifying red flags, and more. Don’t miss out!


Dr Kevin Fernando

Dr Fernando is a GP Partner working at the coalface in North Berwick Health Centre. He is the Diabetes Lead GP for the East Lothian and Midlothian Community Health Partnerships, and was recently appointed a Diabetes UK Clinical Champion.

Professor Melanie Davies

Professor Davies is a clinician with over 25 years’ experience working as a diabetologist and physician and since 2006 is Professor of Diabetes Medicine at the University of Leicester.

Professor Luis M. Ruilope

Professor Ruilope works at the Public Health and Preventive Medicine department of the Autonoma University and is head of Cardiovascular and Renal Risk at Instituto de Investigación 12 de Octubre, both in Madrid, Spain. His main interested fields are Hypertension and Cardiovascular Risk.

If you want to learn more about cardiovascular metabolism, visit our Cardiovascular Metabolism Learning Zone where you can explore even more about management of hypertension and type 2 diabetes.