DECEMBER 2018 
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A condition termed latent autoimmune diabetes in adults (LADA) is often ignored—as most people, when considering diabetes, think of type 1 or type 2. Type 1 diabetes develops during childhood, when the body is incapable of producing necessary insulin; type 2 diabetes, the most pervasive and commonly diagnosed, is most commonly diagnosed in adulthood, and occurs when the body has a learned resistance to insulin. Yet the third, hybrid form begins to develop in adulthood, and the symptoms are caused by the body not producing insulin: as opposed to a learned resistance. Given that this type encompasses both type 1 and type 2, many clinicians refer to it as type 1.5.
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Meet our keynote presenter at CMHC West, taking place from  May 3-5, 2019 in Phoenix, Arizona at Sheraton Grand at Wild Horse Pass. Spero Manson, PhD is Distinguished Professor of Public Health & Psychiatry at the Colorado School of Public Health, and one of the nation’s leading authorities surrounding Indian & Native Health. Dr. Manson will deliver a keynote lecture titled “Health and Diabetes in the Native American Population,” designed to connect attendees with the geographical area’s culture and proximate healthcare communities.
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Perception has typically been that cardiovascular disease (CVD) is a disease that primarily impacts men, but CVD has been the leading cause of death in women. In 2013, according to US statistics, CVD accounted for more than 398,000 female deaths.1 Every 90 seconds in the United States, a woman suffers a myocardial infarction.2
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Our recently announced CMHC West Women’s Health Summit: Navigating Female Cardiometabolic Care, spearheaded and chaired by Pamela Morris, MD—expert on female cardiovascular risk and co-director of the Women’s Heart Care Program at the Medical University of South Carolina-will explore the unique challenges faced by women in cardiometabolic health. Learn more about this one-day workshop here.
TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE
Access the most clinically current information surrounding the practice of personalized, customized medicine—and its application to the most complex and challenging cardiometabolic patient case  s. From “A Case of Resistant Hypertension” to “Balancing Glucose Control and Weight Gain,” these patient cases are supplemented by expert commentary on the case conclusions: allowing you the opportunity to directly test your knowledge.
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