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CKD and CVD from the Vascular Viewpoint:
Merging Basic and Clinical Sciences to Optimize Treatment (Part 1 of 2)
Presentation and Speakers
I. Biology of the Vessel    
Endothelial Function/Dysfunction: What Does It Mean and Why Does It Matter?
Michael S. Goligorsky, MD, PhD.
The Vascular "Check-Up": Endothelial Action and Clinical Relevance
Ernesto L. Schiffrin, MD, PhD, FRCPC, FACP
Questions and Answers
II. Lipids and Vascular Function    
Not All Lipids Are Created Equal: Diabetes and CKD
Moshe Levi, MD, FAHA, FASN.
Slip-Sliding Along: Lowering Lipids
Vito M. Campese, MD
Questions and Answers
III. The CKD Patient    
The Other CVD Risk Factor: How to Achieve Goals of Treatment
Hannelore B. Hampl, MD
Case 1: The 51 Year Old AA Woman with a Creatinine of 2.1 and Hyperlipidemia
Raymond R. Townsend, MD
IV. The CVD Patient    
Mending Heartbreak in CKD: Succeeding in Secondary Prevention
Mark J. Sarnak, MD, FASN
Questions and Answers
V. Proteinuria    
Why Does the Glomerulus Leak?
Jerry Yee, MD, FASN
Too Much of a Good Thing in the Wrong Place
Stephan J.L. Bakker, MD
Questions and Answers
Case 2: The 65 Year Old Diabetic with a Prior Stroke
Frank C. Brosius, MD
Closing Remarks

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