New Cardiovascular Horizons to Offer In-Depth Look at Diabetes Treatment Options

NCVH to Focus on Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) and Treatment Options for Diabetic Patients during Four-day Conference
June 1, 2010 - PRLog -- NEW ORLEANS – New Cardiovascular Horizons (NCVH), a multidisciplinary meeting focused on PAD (peripheral artery disease) and peripheral interventions, will take place June 2 - 5, 2010. Over the course of the four-day meeting, treatment options for diabetic patients with PAD will take center stage both during the daily general sessions and the afternoon concurrent sessions.

Entering its 11th year, NCVH is the longest running “head-to-toe” cardiovascular meeting to concentrate on limb salvage and amputation prevention techniques.

Three concurrent sessions on Friday, June 4 will focus on caring for diabetic patients. Two of these sessions will have a podiatry focus, while the third looks at nursing care.
• VA Diabetic Foot Symposium
• Podiatry Assessment and Treatment of the Diabetic Foot (Louisiana Podiatric Medical Association Annual Meeting)
• Comprehensive Cardiovascular and Diabetic Nursing

Treatment options for diabetic patients will be presented in the following sessions:

Wednesday, June 2:
Diabetic Therapy with Known CAD or PAD – David Sisam, DO
Motor Neuropathy in the Patient with Diabetes – Allen Jacobs, DPM

Thursday, June 3:
Structural Deforming of the Foot and Ulceration: Elective Surgical Intervention in a Diabetic Patient – Allen Jacobs, DPM

Friday June 4:
Orthobiologics in the Diabetic Foot: Evidence-based Medicine – Joseph Treadwell, DPM
Pneumatic Medicine: Transforming Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy -- Laura Jacobs, MD, PhD
Avoiding Amputations: The Importance of Diabetic Screenings -- Bill Releford, DPM and Stanley Frencher, MD, MPH
Gastrocnemius Recession vs. TAL for Diabetic Offloading -- Jay Groves, DPM
Lower Extremity Disorders in Diabetes – Peter Sheehan, MD
Management of Diabetic Foot Ulcers: Evidence-based Approach – Desmond Bell, Jr., DPM
Prevention Strategies: Saving the Diabetic Limb – Stephanie Wu, DPM
Diabetes Management: New Rx (Rx) – K.C. Arnold, MSN, NP
Diabetes, Obesity and PAD: The Supersizing of an Already Bleak Trend – Peter Sheehan, MD

For complete program information, please visit
About NCVH: New Cardiovascular Horizons (NCVH) is attended by more than 2,000 physicians, scientists, allied professionals and industry professional from around the world. The meeting takes a multidisciplinary approach to limb salvage and amputation prevention techniques, offering comprehensive educational programs for each specialty. Live limb-salvage case demonstrations are an integral part of the meeting. NCVH is presented by the South Louisiana Clinical Research Foundation, a 501(c)(3) organization. The meeting will be held June 2 – 5, 2010, at the Roosevelt Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, New Orleans, LA. For more information, visit  NCVH offers Continuing Medical Education (CME) credit for physicians, CPME credits for podiatrists, CNE credits for nurses, AAFP prescribed credits for family practice physicians, ASRT credits for cath lab technologists, PT credits for physical therapists and CEU credits for allied health professionals.

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New Cardiovascular Horizons (NCVH) is the longest running “head-to-toe” cardiovascular meeting to focus on limb salvage and amputation prevention techniques. NCVH 2010 takes place June 2 - 5 in New Orleans. Visit to learn more.

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