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CKD and CVD from the Vascular Viewpoint:
Merging Basic and Clinical Sciences to Optimize Treatment (Part 1 - 2)

Presentation and Speakers
I. Diabetes    
Basic: How Does Diabetes Enhance Cardiovascular Disease?
  Ira Goldberg, MD
Clinical: Therapeutic Initiatives in CVD in Diabetes
  Rodica Pop-Busui, MD, PhD
Case Summary - Questions & Answers
Drs. Goldberg and Pop-Busui
II. RAAS and Inflammation     
Basic: The Local RAAS in the Macrophage: Implications for Vascular Disease
  Alan Daugherty, PhD, DSc
Clinical: How to Calm the Vessel in CKD
  Jonathan Himmelfarb, MD
Case Summary - Questions & Answers
Drs. Daugherty and Himmelfarb
III. Proteinuria    
Basic: VEGF and Proteinuria
  Susan E. Quaggin, MD
Clinical: Treatment of Proteinuria
  George L. Bakris, MD, FASN
Case Summary - Questions & Answers
Drs. Quaggin and Bakris
IV. Dyslipidemia    
Basic: Which Lipids Matter?
 Nosratola D. Vaziri, MD
Clinical: How Do We Treat Them?
  Michel B. Chonchol, MD
Case Summary - Questions & Answers
Drs.  Vaziri and Chonchol

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