SCHEDULE 

BREAKFAST

7:00-7:45 

Welcome Address

7:45-8:00

Epidemic of Diabetes in South Texas: A Sign of things to come for the United States?

8:00-8:25: Joseph B. McCormick, MD

State of the Art: Diabetes Management with Respect to CVD and CKD in 2018

8:25-8:50: Ralph Defronzo, MD

Diabetes, Proteinuria and Heart Disease

8:50-9:15: Kumar Sharma, MD

The "Obesity Paradox" in Heart and Kidney Disease

9:15-9:40: Srinivasan Beddhu, MD

Panel

9:40-10:00

Vascular Disease and Amputation in the CKD patient: Overview of Pathophysiology and Epidemiology

10:20-10:35: Anand Prasad, MD

Foot Care in the CKD Patient 

10:35-11:00: Michael Langlois, DPM

State of the Art: Vascular Interventions in CKD patients

11:00-11:25 Fadi Saab, MD

Dyslipidemia-Why statins don't work in CKD

11:25-11:50: Srinivasan Bedhu, MD

Panel

11:50-12:10

LUNCH

12:10-1:00

National Trends in Acute Kidney Injury from Cardiovascular Procedures

1:00-1:25 Jeremiah Brown, PhD, MS

Acute Kidney Injury Following Therapy for Peripheral Arterial Disease

1:20-1:50 Anand Prasad, MD

Nihilist's Viewpoint: Does Contrast Induced AKI Really Exist? 

1:50-2:10 Shweta Bansal, MD

Prevention of AKI Using Volume Expansion: A Cath Lab Nurse's Perspective 

2:25-2:50: Hitinder Gurm, MBBS

Panel

2:50-3:10

Renal Considerations in Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement: AKI, CKD, ESRD

3:30-3:55: Michael Flaherty, MD, PhD

STEMI and Cardiogenic Shock: Impact on the Kidneys

3:55-4:20: Michael Flaherty, MD, PhD

Biomarkers for Kidney Injury: Will They Ever Be Used in Clinical Practice?

4:20-4:40: Steven Coca, DO, MS

My Patients is Already on Dialysis: Do I Still Need to Worry about Protecting the Kidney's? 

4:40-5:05 Chandan Takkar, MD

Panel

5:05-5:25

Ethics Dinner Session-Overcoming Adversity: An Evening with Three Remarkable Physicians

6:00-8:00: Biff Palmer, MD, Sue Fisher-Hoch, MD, Roberto Trevino, MD, Charles Nolan, MD

 
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