EBAC Accredited Educational Programme

​​Diet and preven​tion of cardiovascular disease​
Gene therapy and lipoprotein lipase deficiency
Nutraceuticals with lipid lowering activity​: wh​o can benefit?
Low HDL high triglyceride, diabetic dyslipidaemia​
Lysosomal Acid Lipase Deficiency​

​​​Sunday, May 29​​​​, 2016

14:00-15:30 - Carl von Rokitansky ​(Brussel) Hall

Accredited Educational Programme​


This educational programme is accredited by the European Board for Accreditation in Cardiology (EBAC) for 1 hour​ of external CME credit(s); Each participant should claim only those hours of credit that have actually been spent in the educational activity. EBAC works according to the quality standards of the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME), which is an institution of the
European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS)​​​.

​Diet and prevention of cardiovascular disease​

EAS have independently organised all matters related to this 90-minute Programme, including content and presenters. We acknowledge financial support, in the form of an educational grant, received from BASF, Raisio and Unilever in support of the Programme.

Chairperson: Eric BruckertFrance

14:00-14:20 - Should saturated fat be targeted for the prevention of cardiovascular
                         disease?
                         ​Alice Lichtenstein, USA

14:20-14:40 - Sugar intake and cardiovascular disease Should it be the next fight to 
                        decrease CVD?
                         Jean-Pierre DesprésCanada

14:40-15:00 - Plant sterol and stanols and cardiovascular disease. 
                         ​Impact of Enriched foods and cholesterol-lowering drugs.
                         John ChapmanFrance

15:00-15:20 - The role of microbiota on cardiovascular disease.
                         Jingyuan FuThe Netherlands

15:20-15:30 - Panel Discussion
                         Alice LichtensteinUSA
                         Jean-Pierre DesprésCanada
                         John ChapmanFrance
                         Jingyuan Fu​, The Netherlands​​​

14:00-15:00 - Wilhelm Auerswald (Strassburg) Hall

Accredited Educational Programme​


This educational programme is accredited by the European Board for Accreditation in Cardiology (EBAC) for 1 hour​ of external CME credit(s); Each participant should claim only those hours of credit that have actually been spent in the educational activity. EBAC works according to the quality standards of the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME), which is an institution of the
European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS)​​​.​

Gene therapy and​ lipop​rotein lipase deficiency

EAS have independently organised all matters related to this 60-minute Programme, including content and presenters. We acknowledge financial support, in the form of an educational grant, received from Chiesi in support of the Programme.


Chairpersons: Maurizio Averna, Italy
                         Jan Borén, Sweden

14:00-14:15 - Genetic severe hypertriglyceridaemia
                         Alberto Zambon, Italy

14:15-14:30 Gene therapy for lipoprotein lipase deficiency
                         Erik Stroes, The Netherlands

14:30-1​4:45Case report
                         Elisabeth Steinhagen-Thiessen,Germany

14:45-15:00 - Conclusion and discussion​​

Monday, May 30, 2016

​​13:00-14:00 - Carl von Rokitansky (Brussel) Hall

Accredited Educational Programme​


​This educational programme is accredited by the European Board for Accreditation in Cardiology (EBAC) for 1 hour​ of external CME credit(s); Each participant should claim only those hours of credit that have actually been spent in the educational activity. EBAC works according to the quality standards of the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME), which is an institution of the
European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS)​​​.

​Nutraceuticals with​ lipid lowering activity​: who can benefit?​

EAS have independently organised all matters related to this 60-minute Programme, including content and presenters. We acknowledge financial support, in the form of an educational grant, received from Meda (Rottapharm) in support of the Programme.

Chairpersons:   Gerd Assmann, Germany
                            P. Kovanen, Finland

13:00-13:15Guidelines in primary prevention
                         Eduardo Farinaro, Italy

13:15-13:30To bridge the gap between lifestyle and Pharmacological treatment: do we
                         have an unmet need?
                         Bernhard Paulweber, Austria

13:30-13:45Plant Nutraceuticals for the treatment of hypercholesterolemia:
                         The available clinical data
                         Eric Bruckert, France

13:45-14:00 - Discussion and conclusion​

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

13:00 - 14:00 - Carl von Rokitansky ​(Brussel​) Hall

Accredited Educational Programme​


This educational programme is accredited by the European Board for Accreditation in Cardiology (EBAC) for 1 hour​ of external CME credit(s); Each participant should claim only those hours of credit that have actually been spent in the educational activity. EBAC works according to the quality standards of the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME), which is an institution of the
European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS)​​​.

Low HDL high t​riglyceride, diabetic dyslipidaemia​

EAS have independently organised all matters related to this 60-minute Programme, including content and presenters. We acknowledge financial support, in the form of an educational grant, received from Mylan in support of the Programme.

ChairpersonOlov Wiklund, Sweden

13:00-13:20 - Diabetic dyslipidaemia
                        Alberto Zambon, Italy

13:20-13:40 - Triglyceride, remnants and atherosclerosis
                         Borge Nordestgaard, Denmark

13:40-14:00 - Conclusion and discussion​

13:00-14:00 - Wilhelm Auerswald (Strassburg) Hall

Accredited Educational Programme​


This educational programme is accredited by the European Board for Accreditation in Cardiology (EBAC) for 1 hour​ of external CME credit(s); Each participant should claim only those hours of credit that have actually been spent in the educational activity. EBAC works according to the quality standards of the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME), which is an institution of the
European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS)​​​.​

Lysosomal Aci​d Lipase Deficiency

EAS have independently organised all matters related to this 60-minute Programme, including content and presenters. We acknowledge financial support, in the form of an educational grant, received from Alexion in support of the Programme.

Chairpersons:Eric Bruckert, France
                         Petri Kovanen, Finland

13:00 - Lipid Metabolism Abnormalities in general with differential diagnoses
             including also LAL-D
             Thomas Stulnig, Austria

13:20 - Lipid Metabolism Abnormalities in LAL-D as a lysosomal storage disease
             with a focus on specific signs and symptoms
             Maurizio Averna, Italy

13:40 - Conclusion and discussion​

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