Friday October 10th Schedule SASAT 2008

Management of Type-2 Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome
Chair: V. Mohan, Co-Chair: P. Deedwania, Moderator: R. Sherma

Keynote Address: Andrew Nicolaides, Cyprus and UK
"Metabolic Syndrome and Preclinical Atherosclerosis"

Jerome Markowitz Memorial Oration: Origins of the Dysmetabolic State: Studies in Childhood. N. Tandon, India
Genetics of Type-2 Diabetes in Indians: V. Mohan, India
Recent Advances in the Management of Type-2 Diabetes: S. Joshi, India
Recent Advances in the Management of Metabolic Syndrome: P. Deedwania, USA
Diabetes and Thrombotic Complications. J. Fareed, USA
Diabetic retinopathy and related micro-vascular disorders. W. Jay, USA

Risk Factors, Management, ACS, Metabolic Syndrome and Stroke.
Chair: S. Parthasarathy, Co-Chair. A. Arora, Moderator: R. Yadav

Introduction: G. Rao, USA

Women's Reproductive Health Concerns - Polycystic Ovarian Disease, Metabolic Syndrome, and Thromoembolic Issues: S. Jay, USA
Recent Advance in the Management of Hypertension: S. Kamath, India
ICMR Initiatives in the management of Hypertension: B. Shah, India
Acute Coronary Syndrome and it's management: R. Yadav, India
Will the newer anti-coagulants and antithrombotic drugs replace heparin? R. Wahi, USA
New Role for Aspirin in the prevention of Atherosclerosis: S. Parthasarathy, USA
Conventional Risk Factors: Dysfunctional HDL in disease prevention: S. Dodani, USA
Defective Delta 5 - 6 desaturases as a factor in atherosclerosis and CHD in South Asians. U.N. Das, USA
New Insights into the Cardio-Metabolic Syndrome: B. Khan, USA
Prevention of Tobacco Use: S. Ramaka, India
Tobacco Studies: Thankappan, India
Nicotine addiction and Cardiovascular disease: A. Halaris, USA

SASAT 2008 Inauguration
Chief Guest R. Kennedy, Vice President of Health Sciences
Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, IL, USA
Followed by Gala Dinner (Sponsored by Gland Pharma, Hyderabad, India)


(*Note: Time allotted for each presentation is 20 minutes)

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