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10th Annual World Congress on Insulin Resistance, Diabetes & Cardiovascular Disease (WCIRDC)
HILTON LOS ANGELES/UNIVERSAL CITY
55 UNIVERSAL HOLLYWOOD DRIVE
UNIVERSAL CITY, CA
http://www.wcir.org/Speakers.php
HILTON LOS ANGELES/UNIVERSAL CITY 
UNIVERSAL CITY
10th Annual World Congress on Insulin Resistance, Diabetes & Cardiovascular Disease (WCIRDC) 

Schedule of Presentations:

Thursday, November 1, 2012
07:00:00 Registration • Continental Breakfast at Exhibit Hall
08:00:00 Welcome & Introduction Alan Garber
08:10:00 Adiponectin in Relation to Obesity Associates Malignancies Christos Mantzoros
08:45:00 Diabetes, Insulin Resistance & Cancer Michael Pollak
09:20:00 The Mitochondria in Aging, Diabetes, and Atherosclerosis - Introducing Humanin Pinchas Cohen
09:50:00 Q+A & Clinical Implications
10:40:00 Meet the Expert Gerald M. Reaven, Alan R. Sinaiko
11:35:00 The Sortillin Pathway - A New Target for Reducing LDL and CVD Risk Ronald M. Krauss
12:10:00 Energy Starved Diabetes Heart Robert J. Chilton
12:45:00 Lunch (on your own)
13:45:00 Biography of the Disposition Index Richard N Bergman
14:20:00 The Role of GLP1 in Obesity and Diabetes Alan Garber
14:55:00 Gut Flora as a Participant in Cardiometabolic Disease Stanley L. Hazen
15:30:00 Q+A & Clinical Implications
15:45:00 Refreshment Break at Exhibit Hall
16:15:00 Circadian Rhythms, Insulin Resistance and Cardiovascular Disease in Man Peter J. Grant
16:45:00 Circadian Rhythms and Metabolic Control: Lessons from Preclinical Studies Bart Staels
17:25:00 Cardiometabolic Consequences of Sleep Disorders: Focus on Diabetes and CVD Daniel Einhorn
17:45:00 Q+A & Clinical Implications
18:15:00 Poster Presentation, Reception "Art & Science" • Exhibit Hall
Friday, November 2, 2012
07:00:00 Registration • Continental Breakfast at Exhibit Hall
08:00:00 Summary of First Day Zachary T Bloomgarden
08:10:00 Insulin Resistance, Brain, Lipid and Microvascular Function
08:45:00 Thyroid Hormone Action on Energy Metabolism and Substrate Utilization Francesco S. Celi
09:20:00 Insulin, Bone and Glucose Metabolism Thomas L. Clemens
09:55:00 Q+A & Clinical Implications
10:10:00 Refreshment Break at Exhibit Hall
10:40:00 Prediabetes: More than just a Modestly Elevated Plasma Glucose Concentration Gerald M. Reaven
11:20:00 The Hyperstimulated Beta-Cell in Obese Adolescents: Prelude to Diabetes? Sonia Caprio
11:55:00 Impact of CKD on Cardio-metabolic Risk: New Insights George Bakris
12:30:00 Q + A & Clinical Implications
12:45:00 Lunch (on your own)
13:45:00 Reward Deficiency Syndrome in Obesity: The Role of the Gut-Brain Dopamine Axis Ivan E. De Araujo
14:20:00 Obesity and Insulin Resistance: How are They Related? Tracey L. McLaughlin
14:55:00 The Cellular Character of Adipose Tissue, the Adipokines and Implications for Insulin Resistance Samuel W. Cushman
15:30:00 Q+A & Clinical Implications
15:40:00 Refreshment Break at Exhibit Hall
16:10:00 Perioperative Endocrine and Nutritional Management of Bariatric Surgery – 2012 Update Jeffrey I. Mechanick
16:45:00 Cellular Dysfunction in Metabolic Syndrome: Implications for Therapy Ishwarlal Jialal
17:15:00 Evaluating the Sex-Hormone Axis and Sex-Hormone Binding Globulin in Clinical Risk Stratification for Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome Simin Liu
17:50:00 Q+A & Clinical Implications
18:00:00 Abstract – Oral Presentation Daniel Einhorn, Philip Levy, Zachary T Bloomgarden
Saturday, November 3, 2012
07:00:00 Registration • Continental Breakfast at Exhibit Hall
08:00:00 Summary of Second Day Zachary T Bloomgarden
08:10:00 Autonomic Dysfunction: Prophet of Doom or Hope Aaron I. Vinik
08:45:00 Dyslipidemia in Children: Mechanisms and Management Sam Gidding
09:30:00 Keynote: PPARs, Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) and Atherosclerosis Bart Staels
10:05:00 Refreshment Break at Exhibit Hall
10:30:00 Treating the Untreated Half of Diabetes Roger Unger
11:05:00 The Difference in Insulin Resistance and Risk for Cardiovascular Between Man and Woman
11:35:00 Diabetes Prevention: Can It Be Achieved? Ralph A. DeFronzo
12:15:00 Break
12:15:00 The Role of Calcium and Vitamin D in CVD Focus on Insulin Resistance & Diabetes Zachary T Bloomgarden
12:30:00 Controversies in Goals and Management of: Christian Mende, Philip Levy
12:30:00 Q + A &Clinical Implications
13:30:00 Break
13:45:00 The Adipocyte and Adipose Tissue in Cardiometabolic Disorders Jorge Plutzky
14:55:00 NASH and the Cardiovascular Connection
15:15:00 Break
15:30:00 Calcium Scoring as a Predictor and Follow Up for Risk in Cardiometabolic Syndrome & Diabetes Matthew Budoff
16:00:00 Cardiovascular Thrombosis in Diabetes Peter J. Grant
16:30:00 The Effect of Anti Hyperglycemia Medications on CVD and CHF Focus on Incretins Richard P. Shannon
17:00:00 Adjourn
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